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Rev. Mr. Morrell: Silhouette

Object Number: 
c. 1807
Hollow-cut beige paper with black textile underlay
frame: 6 x 6 x 9/16 in. ( 15.2 x 15.2 x 1.4 cm ) image height: 3 1/8 in. ( 7.9 cm )
inscribed in ink: below bust: "REVd Mr MORRELL." inscribed in pencil: on back: "[Some?] 200 years / old / This Picture / belonged to Mrs. Anna / [Mott?] Mother of [Jordan?] / . . . Son and Grandson of / . . . Hopper . . ."
Inscribed at lower center in brown ink wash: "REVd. Mr MORRELL."
Silhouette: Bust of male subject in right-facing profile; hollow cut from beige (now discolored) paper with black textilebacking; circular wood frame with gilded inner molding.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group