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Miss Blake: Silhouette

Miss Blake: Silhouette
Title
Miss Blake: Silhouette
Date 
1859
Medium 
Black prepared paper cut-out, laid on beige paper; on verso silhouette Z.2614b
Dimensions 
image height: 9 in. ( 22.9 cm ) sheet: 10 3/4 x 7 5/8 in. ( 27.3 x 19.4 cm )
Description 
Silhouette: Full-length female figure in left-facing profile; black paper cut-out mounted on rectangular sheet of cream paper. Another silhouette is on verso.
Object Number 
Z.2614a
Marks 
inscribed in ink: lower right: "Miss Blake"
Inscriptions 
Inscribed at lower right in brown ink: "Miss Blake"
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