Elizabeth Teackle: Silhouette
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
image height: 3 1/8 in. ( 8 cm ) sheet: 4 11/16 x 3 5/8 in. ( 11.9 x 9.2 cm )
inscribed in ink: upper left: "No 65" inscribed in ink: lower left: "June 1807" embossed: below bust: "MUSEUM"
Silhouette inscribed at upper left in brown ink: "No 65"; at lower left: "June 1807"; embossed at lower center reversed: "Museum"
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.
The subject was a resident of Georgetown.
Gift of an Anonymous Donor, 1948
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.