Unidentified Eames Family Man: Silhouette
Hollow-cut beige paper with black paper underlay, and black ink and wash
frame: 5 1/4 x 4 1/2 x 5/8 in. ( 13.3 x 11.4 x 1.6 cm )
image height: 2 1/2 in. ( 6.4 cm )
Silhouette: Bust of male subject in left-facing profile; hollow-cut from beige paper with hair and details of costume drawn in black ink; in oval window of rectangular frame made of gilded molded sheet brass over wood.
dated: below bust: "1827"
Faintly inscribed at lower center: "Taken 1827"; verso of frame backing inscribed in graphite: "Eames Family"
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