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Unidentified Ralston Family Man: Silhouette

Object Number: 
c. 1803-1810
Hollow-cut beige paper laid on black prepared paper, in an album of 50 folios containing 91 silhouettes, 24 blank folios, and a two page list of sitters
image height: 2 11/16 in. ( 6.8 cm ) sheet: 4 3/4 x 3 15/16 in. ( 12.1 x 10 cm )
inscribed in ink: lower left: "Ralston"
Silhouette inscribed at lower left in brown ink: at: " -- Ralston"
Bust of male subject in right-facing profile; hollow-cut from rectangular sheet of cream paper; mounted in album containing a total of ninety-one silhouettes.
Credit Line: 
Gift of an Anonymous Donor, 1948
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group