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Mrs. E. A. Morse: Silhouette

Object Number: 
c. 1803-1810
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
image height: 2 5/8 in. ( 6.7 cm ) sheet: 4 1/2 x 3 1/2 in. ( 11.4 x 8.9 cm )
inscribed in ink: upper left: "No 69" embossed: below bust: "KING"
Inscribed at upper left in brown ink: "No 69"; embossed at lower center: "KING"
Bust of female subject in right-facing profile; hollow-cut from rectangular sheet of cream paper; mounted in album containing a total of ninety-one silhouettes.
Gallery Label: 
The subject was a resident of Charlestown [Massachusetts?].
Credit Line: 
Gift of an Anonymous Donor, 1948
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group