James William Beekman, Sr. (1815-1877): Silhouette

James William Beekman, Sr. (1815-1877): Silhouette
Title
James William Beekman, Sr. (1815-1877): Silhouette
Date 
1827
Medium 
Hollow-cut beige paper
Dimensions 
image height: 3 in. ( 7.6 cm ) sheet: 4 7/8 x 4 in. ( 12.4 x 10.2 cm )
Description 
Silhouette: Bust of male subject in left-facing profile; hollow-cut by machine from rectangular sheet of cream paper.
Credit Line 
Gift of the Beekman Family Association, 1942
Object Number 
Z.2451
Marks 
inscribed in ink: on front: "James W. Beekman / Dec'r 20th 1827."
Inscriptions 
Inscribed at upper center in brown ink: "James W. Beekman / Decr. 26th. 1827."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group