Samuel Mather, M.D. (born c. 1741): Silhouette

Object Number: 
Z.2401
Date: 
1808
Medium: 
Hollow-cut beige paper with black paper underlay
Dimensions: 
frame: 5 1/4 x 4 5/8 x 5/8 in. ( 13.3 x 11.7 x 1.6 cm ) image height: 2 5/8 in. ( 6.7 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: on paper affixed to back of frame: "Samuel Mather / MD / Aged 67 years - / in 1808" and "Grand Father / Dr Sam Mather" impressed: on back of frame, at upper left: "32 / 2"
Inscriptions: 
Verso of frame backing inscribed in brown ink: "Samuel Mather / MD / aged 67 years -- / in 1808"
Description: 
Silhouette: Bust of male subject in left-facing profile; image hollow-cut by machine from cream paper with black underlay; rectangular wooden frame with oval window.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group