Unidentified Man: Silhouette

Unidentified Man: Silhouette
Title
Unidentified Man: Silhouette
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 )
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
Object Number 
Z.2443
Marks 
embossed: below bust: "PEALE'S MUSEUM"
Inscriptions 
Embossed at lower center: "PEALE'S MUSEUM", below a spread eagle
Provenance 
Peale's Museum
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group