Silhouette Portrait of Deacon Samuel Whiting (1702-1772)

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1760-1770

GUSN

GUSN-103922

Description

Hollow cut bust-length silhouette portrait set over black silk of a man facing left, mounted behind glass with paper backing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

silhouettes
glass (material)
Silhouette
Silhouette

Inscription

"Dea. Saml Whiting / Billerica Mass. / 1702-1772" (Pencil)

Additional Identification Number

3656

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

American

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

5 in x 3 1/2 in (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Austin Smith

Accession Number

1964.140