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Mathew G. Ralston: Silhouette

Title:
Mathew G. Ralston: Silhouette
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Inscriptions: 
Silhouette inscribed at upper left in brown ink: "No 12."; at lower left: "M.C.R. Oct.1806."; embossed at lower center: "Museum"
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Date: 
1806
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 5/8 in. ( 6.7 cm ) sheet: 4 1/2 x 3 in. ( 11.4 x 7.6 cm )
Classification: 
Description: 
Bust of male subject in left-facing profile; hollow-cut from rectangular sheet of cream paper; mounted in album containing a total of ninety-one silhouettes.
Date End: 
1 806
Credit Line: 
Gift of an Anonymous Donor, 1948
Object Number: 
Z.2564m
Provenance: 
Peale's Museum
Date Begin: 
1806
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group