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S. J. Farmer: Silhouette

S. J. Farmer: Silhouette
S. J. Farmer: Silhouette
Title
S. J. Farmer: Silhouette
Date 
1896
Medium 
Black prepared paper cut-out, brown ink, bronze metallic pigment, and graphite mounted on beige paper
Dimensions 
image height: 4 1/2 in. ( 11.4 cm ) sheet: 7 1/2 x 5 3/4 in. ( 19 x 14.6 cm )
Description 
Silhouette: Bust of female subject in right-facing profile; black paper cut-out mounted on rectangular beige sheet.
Object Number 
Z.2456
Marks 
inscription: on back: "Silhouette of Miss S. J. Farmer / Taken by M.B.P. at Greenacre Inn, Aug. 18, '96 / To the Swami Saradanda in slight / recognition of the gratitude felt for / the teaching of his religion, and the / purity of life shown us at Greenacre in 1896. / With best wishes of a Vermont girl."
Inscriptions 
Verso inscribed in brown ink: "Silhouette of Miss S. J. Farmer / Taken by M.B.P. at Greenacre Inn, Aug. 18 '96. / To the Swami Saradanda in slight / recognition of the gratitude felt for / the teaching of his religeon[sic], / and the / purity of life shown us at Greenacre in 1896. / With best wishes of a Vermont girl."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group