Silhouette Album

Object Number: 
Z.2564a-mmmm
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 )
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)
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
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group