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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!

Mrs. North as a Child: Silhouette

Object Number: 
c. 1805
Hollow-cut beige paper with black textile underlay
frame: 5 1/2 x 4 1/2 x 3/4 in. ( 14 x 11.4 x 1.9 cm ) image height: 2 3/8 in. ( 6 cm )
embossed: below bust: "W. KING"
Embossed at lower center: "WKING"
Silhouette: Bust of female subject in right-facing profile; image hollow-cut by machine from beige paper with black textile underlay; oval frame of stamped sheet brass on wood.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. J. Insley Blair, 1942
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group