Dr. William Littleton Jones: Silhouette

Object Number: 
Z.2340a
Date: 
1844
Medium: 
Black prepared paper cut-out, white chalk, and white gouache, laid on yellow prepared paper with lithographic background and gray wash
Dimensions: 
image: 10 3/4 x 6 7/8 in.; frame: 14 3/4 x 11 x 1 1/2 in.
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at lower left in brown ink: "aug.st Edouart fecit / Natchez April 24th / 1844 --"; verso inscribed at center vertically in gray ink: "Dr. William Littleton Jones / Natchéz -- Miss -- / U.S.A"
Description: 
Silhouette: Full-length, left-facing male figure in black cut-out paper with fine linear detailing, affixed to cream paper with lithographed view of domestic interior with table in mid-ground at right and large window at center back; rectangular wooden frame.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. J. Insley Blair
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group