Silhouette

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

ca. 1865

GUSN

GUSN-5421

Description

Silhouette of young child with curl at nape of neck; image negative-cut from white paper mounted on black; set in oval reserve black mat with gilt edge; simple black painted wood frame.

Details

Descriptive Terms

silhouettes
paper (fiber product)
children (people by age group)
Unidentified Paper
Child
Silhouette

Inscription

""King"" reads backwards; label on back reads, ""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)

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

6.25 x 5.25 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.741

Places

New Hampshire (United States)