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G. H. Coggeshall: Silhouette

Object Number: 
Z.2563b
Date: 
1822
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 7/8 in. ( 7.3 cm )
Marks: 
inscription in ink: below bust: "G. H. Coggeshall. / May 1822."
Inscriptions: 
Album page inscribed at lower center below silhouette in brown ink: "G. H. Coggeshall. / May 1822."
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
Provenance: 
possibly Peale's Museum
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group