Thomas Leonard Willis

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

ca. 1820

GUSN

GUSN-175250

Description

Framed silhouette of Thomas Leonard Willis as a young boy. China white detailing on clothing. Small brass oval frame with continuous ornate design around the perimeter.

Details

Descriptive Terms

silhouettes
paper (fiber product)
wood (plant material)
chalk
Silhouette

Inscription

"Thomas Leonard Willis. / son of / Benjamin and Mary (McKinstry) / Willis. and brother of Mrs. May Willis Duncan / is whose room at Haverhill this hung / Labelled by / S.W. Phillips." (handwritten)
"BACHE'S / PATENT" (impressed)

Associated Person

Willis, Thomas Leonard, 1812-1845

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

P269
FD351

Maker

Bache, William (Artist)

Dimensions

5 2/16 x 4 9/16 x 13/16 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.692