Rev. Dr. Jedediah Morse: Silhouette

Rev. Dr. Jedediah Morse: Silhouette
Title
Rev. Dr. Jedediah Morse: Silhouette
Date 
c. 1803-1810
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: 2 3/8 in. ( 6 cm ) sheet: 4 9/16 x 3 3/4 in. ( 11.6 x 9.5 cm )
Description 
Bust of male subject in left-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.2564rrr
Marks 
inscribed in ink: upper left: "No 70" embossed: below bust: "KING"
Inscriptions 
Inscribed at upper left in brown ink: "No 70"; embossed at lower right: "KING"
Gallery Label 
The subject was a resident of Charlestown [Massachusetts?].
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group