Silhouette of William Henry Harrison

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1840-1850

GUSN

GUSN-61068

Description

Full length positive-cut silhouette of William Henry Harrison pasted onto a lithographed background. Man is standing, facing right, with his right hand tucked into his right pocket. Window in background has a pair of fringed damask curtains held up by curved tie backs. Window flanked by two tables, table on the left has a tapered and fluted leg, table on right is an Empire table with ball foot. Rug patterned with circular floral medallions. Plain wood frame.

Details

Descriptive Terms

silhouettes
paper (fiber product)
lithography
Lithography
Silhouette

Inscription

"Genl. Wm. Henry Harrison" (Gold script, reverse painted on glass)

Associated Building

Original to Beauport, Sleeper-McCann House (Gloucester, Mass.),

Maker

Brown, William Henry (Artist)
E.B. & E.C. Kellogg (Lithographer)

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

18 1/2 x 15 x 3/4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Constance McCann Betts, Helena Woolworth Guest and Frasier W. McCann

Accession Number

1942.1639