William D. Sharrey (?): Silhouette

William D. Sharrey (?): Silhouette
Title
William D. Sharrey (?): Silhouette
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 4 1/8 in. ( 12.4 x 10.5 cm )
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.
Credit Line 
Gift of an Anonymous Donor, 1948
Object Number 
Z.2564xx
Marks 
inscribed in ink: upper right: "No 53" inscribed in ink: lower left: "W.D.S. 1805." embossed: below bust: "MUSEUM"
Inscriptions 
Silhouette inscribed at upper right in brown ink: "No 53"; at lower left: "W. D. S. 1805."; embossed at lower center: "Museum"
Gallery Label 
The subject was a resident of St. Kitts, U.S. Virgin Islands.
Provenance 
Peale's Museum
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group