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Miss E. Hand: Silhouette

Object Number: 
Z.2633a
Date: 
1859
Medium: 
Black prepared paper cut-out, laid on beige paper; on verso: silhouette Z.2633b
Dimensions: 
image height: 8 1/8 in. ( 20.6 cm ) sheet: 10 3/4 x 7 5/8 in. ( 27.3 x 19.4 cm )
Marks: 
inscribed in ink: lower center: "E Hand"
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed at lower right in brown ink: "E. Hand"
Description: 
Silhouette: Full-length female figure in left-facing profile; black paper cut-out mounted on rectangular sheet of beige 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