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Eva Amelia Parker (1853-1923): Silhouette

Eva Amelia Parker (1853-1923): Silhouette
Eva Amelia Parker (1853-1923): Silhouette
Title
Eva Amelia Parker (1853-1923): Silhouette
Date 
1900-1920
Medium 
Black prepared paper cut-out, laid on thin board
Dimensions 
cardboard: 18 1/8 x 13 3/16 in. ( 46 x 33.5 cm ) image height: 14 in. ( 35.6 cm )
Description 
Silhouette: Bust of female subject in right-facing profile; black paper cut-out with interior cut-outs to highlight hair; mounted on rectangular piece of cream cardboard.
Object Number 
Z.2607
Marks 
typewritten: on paper affixed to back: "EVA AMELIA PARKER (1853-1923) / WIFE OF ROBERT INGERSOLL" inscribed in ink: on paper affixed to back: "To / Mrs. Robt. G. Ingersol. / Behold the shadow of a noble soul / Full worthy to arrive at that great goal / Of Honor, and present the royal name / Of 'Ingersol,' in every Hall of Fame. / Kate Willard Parker / of 'Wild Oats Montanverde Orchards-'/ 'Berks Co. Pa.' / Boyertown #1. R.F.D."
Inscriptions 
Verso inscribed and signed in black ink: "To Mrs. Robert G. Ingersol. / Behold the shadow of a noble soul, / Full worthy to arrive at that great goal / Of Honor, and present the royal name / of 'Ingersol,' in every Hall of Fame. / Kate Willard Parker / of 'Wild Oats. Montanverde Orchards --' / 'Berks Co. Pa." / Boyertown #1 R.F.D."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group