Silhouette Self-Portrait (1789-1861)

Object Number: 
Z.2340b
Date: 
1842
Medium: 
Etching with scratching out and brown ink inscriptions on thin card
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 1/4 x 3 1/4 in. (13.3 x 8.3 cm) frame: 9 x 7 1/8 x 1 1/4 in.
Marks: 
Inscribed and signed below image in brown ink: "Presented to Miss Hta. Hoskins / by her humble Servant / Aug.st Edouart / Philadelphia 20th October 1842 --"
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed and signed below image in brown ink: "Presented to Miss Hta. Hoskins / by her humble Servant / Aug.st Edouart / Philadelphia 20th October 1842 --"
Description: 
Silhouette: Self portrait etching in the form of a carte de visite or calling card; Bust of artist in left-facing profile; printed on rectangular cream colored card with irregular edges; inscription handwritten in ink at bottom of card; 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