Mary Snowden: Silhouette

Object Number: 
Z.2564ss
Date: 
c. 1803-1810
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: 2 1/2 in. ( 6.4 cm ) sheet: 4 7/8 x 4 15/16 in. ( 12.4 x 12.5 cm )
Marks: 
embossed: below bust: "MUSEUM"
Inscriptions: 
Embossed at lower center: "Museum"; key identifies sitter number 48 as 'Mary Snowden' (number 47 is blank)
Description: 
Bust of girl in left-facing profile; hollow-cut from rectangular sheet of cream paper; mounted in album containing a total of ninety-one silhouettes.
Credit Line: 
Gift of an Anonymous Donor, 1948
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group