Silhouette Album

Silhouette Album
Silhouette Album
Silhouette Album
Silhouette Album
Title
Silhouette Album
Date 
ca. 1803-1810
Medium 
Album sewn binding: leather, board, marbled paper, gold tooling and coated black paper.
Dimensions 
Overall: 5 1/8 x 9 x 1 3/8 in. ( 13 x 22.9 x 3.5 cm )
Description 
Half-bound Album, with sewn binding and decorative papers on boards, containing ninety-one silhouettes, mostly hollow-cut from lightweight cream paper, some are cut-out.
Credit Line 
Gift of an Anonymous Donor, 1948
Object Number 
Z.2564a-mmmm
Marks 
stamped in gold: on spine of album: "PROFILES" inscribed in ink: inside front cover: "Maria P. Hazard / from her father / 1865" inscribed in ink: inside front cover: "*dead" (refers to list of figures on first page, also inscribed in ink)
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group