Rev. Jacob J. Janeway: Silhouette

Object Number: 
Z.2564z
Date: 
1804
Medium: 
Hollow-cut beige paper with blue paper underlay, laid on a folio in an album of 50 folios containing 91 silhouettes, 24 blank folios, and a two page list of sitters
Dimensions: 
image height: 2 3/4 in. ( 7 cm ) sheet: 4 9/16 x 3 13/16 in. ( 11.6 x 9.7 cm )
Marks: 
inscribed in ink: upper right: "No 26" inscribed in ink: lower left: "J. J. J. 1804" embossed: below bust: "MUSEUM"
Inscriptions: 
Silhouette inscribed at upper right in brown ink: "No 26"; at lower left: "J. J. J. 1804."; embossed at lower center: "Museum"
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
Provenance: 
Peale's Museum
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group