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David E. Wheeler: Silhouette

Object Number: 
Z.2560
Date: 
1820-1850
Medium: 
Black prepared paper cut-out, laid on card
Dimensions: 
frame: 14 5/8 x 7 3/4 x 1/2 in. ( 37.1 x 19.7 x 1.3 cm ) image height: 10 7/8 in. ( 27.6 cm )
Marks: 
inscription: on back of frame: "Silhouette of Mr. David E Wheeler of / New York City, father of Everett P / Wheeler, member of N.Y.H.S. / From Miss Flora L Hendley / Aug 4 1939"
Description: 
Silhouette: Full-length male figure in right-facing profile; black paper cut-out mounted on cream paper; rectangular black-painted wood frame with gold-painted trim.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Miss Flora L. Hendley, 1939
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group