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Pair of silhouettes framed together in painted black rectangular frame with oval brass mats; Jonathan Sayward Barrell facing left and Mary Plummer Barrell facing right; bust lengths done in white paper set on black painted glass.
paper (fiber product)
wood (plant material)
Both stamped ""W.King"" on front; in pencil on back ""Jon Died 5/25/1857 a. 85/ Mary died 12/8/1814, age 44""
Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.),
Title Silhouette Accession Number 1971.457
King, William (Maker)
9 5/8 x 5 7/8 (HxW) (inches)
Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler
1800-1814 (Mary Plummer Barrell died in 1814. William King's earliest documented working date is ca. 1804. Sayward Barrell and Mary Plummer married in 1795.)