Reverse ?

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

ca. 1840

GUSN

GUSN-26205

Description

Oval white cut-out silhouette surround of young man facing left w/ string tie, over black grossgrain silk. Oval tin repousse beaded frame w/ wood support and backing. Under glass.

Details

Descriptive Terms

silhouettes
reverse painting on glass (image-making)
cloth
paper (fiber product)
Unidentified Paper
Cloth
PICTURE, SILHOUETTE

Inscription

""Nathaniel/ Gilman/ Perry/ 1826-1854/ Exeter/ son of Wm. Perry"" (on back) Marked on back of silhouette itself: ""Nathaniel Perry Exeter N.H.""

Associated Building

Gilman Garrison House (Exeter, N.H.),

People and Organizations

Nathaniel Gilman Perry

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

5 x 4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perry Dudley

Accession Number

1966.1433

Places

New Hampshire (United States)