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Albert Smith, M.D. (1798-1884): Silhouette

Object Number: 
Z.2482
Date: 
1820-1840
Medium: 
Black prepared paper cut-out, laid on beige paper
Dimensions: 
image height: 2 3/8 in. ( 6 cm ) sheet: 4 1/4 x 2 13/16 in. ( 10.8 x 7.1 cm )
Marks: 
inscription in pencil: on front: "Dr Albert Smith / Cut By J. . . E. . . [illegible]"
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed at lower center in graphite: "Dr Albert Smith / Cut By J. E...[illegible]"
Description: 
Silhouette: Bust of male subject in right-facing profile; black paper cut-out mounted on rectangular sheet of thin, pink paper.
Gallery Label: 
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.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group