Thanksgiving Hours

The Museum will close early at 3 pm on Wednesday, November 22, and will be closed all day on Thursday, November 23. The Museum will be open on Friday, November 24, 10 am to 8 pm. Have a happy Thanksgiving!

Miss H. Dater: Silhouette

Object Number: 
Black prepared paper cut-out, laid on beige paper; on verso: silhouette Z.2617b
image height: 9 3/4 in. ( 24.8 cm ) sheet: 10 3/4 x 7 5/8 in. ( 27.3 x 19.4 cm )
inscribed in ink: lower right: "H Dater"
Inscribed at lower right in brown ink: "H. Dater"
Silhouette: Full-length female figure in left-facing profile; black paper cut-out mounted on rectangular sheet of cream paper. Another silhouette on verso.
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