Unidentified Man: Silhouette

Object Number: 
Z.2443
Date: 
1802-1825
Medium: 
Hollow-cut beige paper, folded into thirds to create three identical cut-out silhouettes
Dimensions: 
image height: 5 1/8 x 4 1/8 in. ( 13 x 10.5 cm )
Marks: 
embossed: below bust: "PEALE'S MUSEUM"
Inscriptions: 
Embossed at lower center: "PEALE'S MUSEUM", below a spread eagle
Description: 
Silhouette: Bust of male subject in left-facing profile; hollow-cut by machine from tri-folded sheet of cream paper.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the children of Henry A. Stimson, through Miss Dorothy Stimson, 1942
Provenance: 
Peale's Museum
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group