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

Title:
James William Beekman, Sr. (1815-1877): Silhouette
Date: 
1827
Medium: 
Hollow-cut beige paper with black paper underlay
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 with unattached black paper backing.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Beekman Family Association, 1942
Object Number: 
Z.2452
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