William B. Crosby: Silhouette

Object Number: 
Z.2564pp
Date: 
1805
Medium: 
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
Dimensions: 
image height: 2 3/4 in. ( 7 cm ) sheet: 4 7/8 x 3 7/8 in. ( 12.4 x 9.8 cm )
Marks: 
inscribed in ink: upper left: "No 43" inscribed in ink: lower left: "WBC 1805" embossed: below bust: "T. P. JONES / FECIT"
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed at upper left in brown ink: "No 43"; at lower left: "W. B. C. 1805"; embossed at lower center: "T.P. JONES / FECIT";
Description: 
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.
Gallery Label: 
The subject was a resident of New York.
Credit Line: 
Gift of an Anonymous Donor, 1948
Provenance: 
possibly Peale Museum
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group