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De Witt Clinton

Object Number: 
Z.2557
Date: 
1844-1865
Medium: 
Half-tone screen print on textile (plain weave, cotton?)
Dimensions: 
frame: 15 3/8 x 11 3/8 x 5/8 in. ( 39.1 x 28.9 x 1.6 cm ) image: 8 1/2 x 7 in. ( 21.6 x 17.8 cm )
Marks: 
inscription: on backing of frame: "Lithograph silhouette / From: Brown, Wm H. / [Silhouette portraits of / prominent Americans] Hartford, 1844." printed inscription: under image: De Witt Clinton trademark: LL corner of textile support: "No. 72" "Hiawath
Description: 
Full-length male figure in right-facing profile, standing with hands behind back; silhouette in black with interior lines and shading in non-printed white (created by color of textile); light yellow printed background with drapery at right, and a cloth-covered table holding a vase of flowers at the left with a map of New York on the wall above it; black-painted wood frame with cream mat.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group