Thomas S. Newlin: Silhouette

Thomas S. Newlin: Silhouette
Title
Thomas S. Newlin: Silhouette
Date 
1822
Medium 
Hollow-cut beige paper with black textile underlay, laid on a page in an album containing 6 silhouettes and 12 blank folios
Dimensions 
image height: 2 15/16 in. ( 7.5 cm )
Description 
Bust of male subject in left-facing profile; hollow-cut from cream paper with black textile backing; mounted in album containing a total of six silhouettes.
Credit Line 
James B. Wilbur Fund, 1943
Object Number 
Z.2563f
Marks 
inscription in ink: below bust: "Thomas S. Newlin. / March 1822."
Inscriptions 
Album page inscribed at lower center below silhouette in brown ink: "Thomas S. Newlin. / March 1822."
Provenance 
possibly Peale's Museum
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group