Silhouette

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1825-1830

GUSN

GUSN-51061

Description

A hollow cut, shoulder length profile of a small boy. It is backed with black paper and stamped with gilt metal. It is in a rectangular frame with an oval opening.

Details

Descriptive Terms

silhouettes
cutting (dividing)
gilding
metal
paper (fiber product)
art (fine art)
children (people by age group)
Unidentified Paper
Unidentified Metal
Cut
Gilded
Boy
Head
Art
Child
Silhouette

Inscription

A paper label on the back reads: Daniel Noyes Little/son of Ebenezer and Eliza (Adams)/ Little. Born 15 Jan 1826/died 10 Jan 1831.

Associated Building

Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.),

People and Organizations

Daniel Noyes Little
Daniel Noyes Little

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

5.25 x 4.5 x 0.75 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Amelia W. Little

Accession Number

1986.694

Places

Massachusetts (United States)