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Sarah Latimer: Silhouette

Object Number: 
Z.2564bb
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: 3 in. ( 7.6 cm ) sheet: 4 7/8 x 4 in. ( 12.4 x 10.2 cm )
Marks: 
inscribed in ink: upper left: "No 28" inscribed in ink: lower left: "1804 / . . ."
Inscriptions: 
Silhouette inscribed at upper left in brown ink: "No 28"; at lower left: "S. L. 1804.[cut]"; embossed at lower center: "Museum"
Description: 
Bust of female 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
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group