Peter Lorillard (1763-1843): Silhouette
Black prepared blue paper cut-out, laid on card with irregular window cut out to reveal inscription on verso
frame: 12 1/2 x 6 1/8 x 1/2 in. ( 31.8 x 15.6 x 1.3 cm )
image height: 8 1/8 in. ( 20.6 cm )
Silhouette: Full-length male figure in left-facing profile; black paper cut-out mounted on cream paper; on verso of cream card, window cut out to reveal inscription on verso of black cut-out; rectangular black-painted wood frame.
Gift of Mrs. Arthur A. Jones in memory of her husband
Blue paper of silhouette verso read through window of card inscribed in brown ink: "Peter Lorillard / of N. YK / Saratoga Springs 25th Augt. 1840."
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