Silhouette

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

ca. 1865

GUSN

GUSN-5420

Description

Positive cut silhouette of young child cut out of white paper and mounted on black paper; ovoid double mat with black over gold; frame under glass with simple wooden frame painted black.

Details

Descriptive Terms

silhouettes
cardboard
glass (material)
paper (fiber product)
wood (plant material)
children (people by age group)
Unidentified Paper
Child
Glass
Cardboard
Silhouette

Inscription

""KING"" stamped backwards on white paper under silhouette; framer's label on back: ""MONTGOMERY'S / 1865/ THE BEST IN MUSIC AND ART/ Portsmouth, N.H.""

Associated Building

Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.),

Maker

King (Maker)

Dimensions

6.25 x 5.25 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.740

Places

New Hampshire (United States)