Albert Smith, M.D. (1798-1884): Silhouette
Black prepared paper cut-out, laid on beige paper
image height: 2 3/8 in. ( 6 cm ) sheet: 4 1/4 x 2 13/16 in. ( 10.8 x 7.1 cm )
inscription in pencil: on front: "Dr Albert Smith / Cut By J. . . E. . . [illegible]"
Inscribed at lower center in graphite: "Dr Albert Smith / Cut By J. E...[illegible]"
Silhouette: Bust of male subject in right-facing profile; black paper cut-out mounted on rectangular sheet of thin, pink paper.
The subject was the son of Matson Smith and Sarah Ann (Mather) Smith of New Rochelle, New York. He received his medical degree from the College of Physicians and Surgeons in 1820.
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