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Elizabeth Teackle: Silhouette

Object Number: 
Z.2564mmm
Date: 
1807
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: 3 1/8 in. ( 8 cm ) sheet: 4 11/16 x 3 5/8 in. ( 11.9 x 9.2 cm )
Marks: 
inscribed in ink: upper left: "No 65" inscribed in ink: lower left: "June 1807" embossed: below bust: "MUSEUM"
Inscriptions: 
Silhouette inscribed at upper left in brown ink: "No 65"; at lower left: "June 1807"; embossed at lower center reversed: "Museum"
Description: 
Bust of female 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 Georgetown.
Credit Line: 
Gift of an Anonymous Donor, 1948
Provenance: 
Peale's Museum
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group