E. Townsend: Silhouette

E. Townsend: Silhouette
Title
E. Townsend: Silhouette
Date 
1825
Medium 
Hollow-cut beige paper with black textile underlay, laid on a page in an album containing 6 silhouettes and 12 blank folios
Dimensions 
image height: 2 15/16 in. ( 7.5 cm )
Description 
Bust of male subject in left-facing profile; hollow-cut from cream paper with black textile backing; mounted in album containing a total of six silhouettes.
Credit Line 
James B. Wilbur Fund, 1943
Object Number 
Z.2563d
Marks 
inscription in ink: below bust: "E. Townsend. / May 1825." inscription in pencil: lower right: "Stamped - / "Museum""
Inscriptions 
Album page inscribed at lower center below silhouette in brown ink: "E. Townsend. / May 1825."; embossed at lower center: "MUSEUM"; at lower right in graphite: "Stamped / 'Museum'"
Provenance 
Peale's Museum
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group