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The Museum will close early at 3 pm on Wednesday, November 22, and will be closed all day on Thursday, November 23. The Museum will be open on Friday, November 24, 10 am to 8 pm. Have a happy Thanksgiving!

Abigail Goodrich: Silhouette

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Hollow-cut beige paper laid on black prepared paper, in an album of 50 folios containing 91 silhouettes, 24 blank folios, and a two page list of sitters
image height: 2 3/4 in. ( 7 cm ) sheet: 3 5/8 in. ( 9.2 cm )
inscribed in ink: at top: "No 59" inscribed in ink: at bottom: "A.G. 1806" embossed: below bust: "MUSEUM"
Silhouette inscribed at upper center in brown ink: "No 59"; at lower left: "A. G. 1806"; embossed at lower center: "Museum"
Bust of female subject in left-facing profile; hollow-cut from circular sheet of cream paper; mounted in album containing a total of ninety-one silhouettes.
Gallery Label: 
The subject was a resident of Ridgfield [Connecticut?]
Credit Line: 
Gift of an Anonymous Donor, 1948
Peale's Museum
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group