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Unidentified Woman (Mlle. Myraguet or Miss Haines?): Silhouette

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Black prepared paper cut-out, laid on brown paper
image height: 9 1/4 in. ( 23.5 cm ) sheet: 10 3/4 x 7 5/8 in. ( 27.3 x 19.4 cm )
inscribed in pencil: lower center: "Unidentified / Ca[n] this be Miss Henrietta B. Haines? MGRW"
Inscribed at lower center in graphite: "Unidentified 29 / Can this be Miss Henrietta B. Haines?"
Silhouette: Full-length female figure in right-facing profile; black paper cut-out mounted on rectangular sheet of light brown paper.
Gallery Label: 
This silhouette belongs to a group of forty-five silhouettes of faculty and students of Miss Haines's School that were taken on November 12, 1859.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group