Mrs. Sarah M. Gallop (1787-1866): Silhouette

Object Number: 
Z.2404
Date: 
1800-1820
Medium: 
Hollow-cut beige paper with black glass underlay, and black ink
Dimensions: 
frame: 6 1/2 x 5 x 7/8 in. ( 16.5 x 12.7 x 2.2 cm ) image height: 3 1/4 in. ( 8.3 cm )
Marks: 
inscription: on paper affixed to back: "Mrs. Sarah Gallop"
Description: 
Silhouette: Bust of female subject in left-facing profile; image hollow-cut from beige paper with black glass underlay; details of hair and costume drawn in ink on margins of cut-out; oval wooden frame.
Gallery Label: 
The subject was the daughter of John Shannon and Martha Reed.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. George A. Zabriskie, 1953
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group