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Eleanor Ramsay: Silhouette

Eleanor Ramsay: Silhouette
Eleanor Ramsay: Silhouette
Title
Eleanor Ramsay: Silhouette
Date 
1790-1840
Medium 
Hollow-cut beige paper with black paper underlay
Dimensions 
image height: 2 in. ( 5.1 cm ) sheet: 2 1/2 x 2 1/8 in. ( 6.4 x 5.4 cm )
Description 
Silhouette: Bust of female subject in right-facing profile; hollow-cut from oval piece of cream paper with roughly rectangular black paper backing.
Credit Line 
Schell Fund
Object Number 
Z.2434
Marks 
inscription in ink: on back: "Eleanor Ramsay" inscription in pencil: on back: "Mrs. FitzWilliam / mother of . . . [?]" inscription in pencil: on paper found with object: "CRUGER FAMILY"
Inscriptions 
Verso inscribed at center in brown ink: "Eleanor Ramsay"; below in graphite: "Mrs. FitzWilliam[?] / Mother of [illegible]"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group