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Miss Beckwith: Silhouette

Object Number: 
Z.2632b
Date: 
1859
Medium: 
Black prepared paper cut-out, laid on beige paper; verso of silhouette Z.2632a
Dimensions: 
image height: 9 3/4 in. ( 24.8 cm ) sheet: 10 3/4 x 8 in. ( 27.3 x 20.3 cm )
Marks: 
inscribed in ink: lower left: "Miss Beckwith"
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed at lower left in brown ink: "Miss Beckwith"
Description: 
Silhouette: Full-length female figure in right-facing profile; black paper cut-out mounted on rectangular sheet of cream paper.
Gallery Label: 
This silhouette belongs to a group of forty-five silhouettes of faculty and students of Miss Haines's School that were taken on November 12, 1859.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group