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H. A. Crosby: Silhouette

Object Number: 
Z.2564oo
Date: 
1804
Medium: 
Hollow-cut beige paper laid on black prepared paper, in an album of 50 folios containing 91 silhouettes, 24 blank folios, and a two page list of sitters
Dimensions: 
image height: 1 3/4 in. ( 4.4 cm ) sheet: 3 3/4 x 3 1/8 in. ( 9.5 x 7.9 cm )
Marks: 
inscribed in ink: upper right: "No 42" inscribed in ink: lower left: "H.A.C. 1804"
Inscriptions: 
Silhouette inscribed at upper right in brown ink: "No 42"; at lower left: "H. A. C. 1804."
Description: 
Bust of female subject in left-facing profile; hollow-cut from rectangular sheet of cream paper; mounted in album containing a total of ninety-one silhouettes.
Gallery Label: 
The subject was a resident of New York.
Credit Line: 
Gift of an Anonymous Donor, 1948
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group