Rebecca Ralston: Silhouette

Rebecca Ralston: Silhouette
Title
Rebecca Ralston: Silhouette
Date 
1806
Medium 
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
Dimensions 
image height: 3 in. ( 7.6 cm ) sheet: 4 7/8 x 4 15/16 in. ( 12.4 x 12.5 cm )
Description 
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.
Credit Line 
Gift of an Anonymous Donor, 1948
Object Number 
Z.2564l
Marks 
inscribed in ink: upper left: "No 11" dated: lower left: "1806" embossed: below bust: "MUSEUM"
Inscriptions 
Silhouette inscribed at upper left in brown ink: "No 11."; at lower left: "1806"; embossed at lower center reversed: "Museum"
Provenance 
Peale's Museum
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group