Eleanor Ramsay: Silhouette

Object Number: 
Z.2434
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 )
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]"
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
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group