Mrs. Sarah M. Gallop (1787-1866): Silhouette
Hollow-cut beige paper with black glass underlay, and black ink
frame: 6 1/2 x 5 x 7/8 in. ( 16.5 x 12.7 x 2.2 cm ) image height: 3 1/4 in. ( 8.3 cm )
inscription: on paper affixed to back: "Mrs. Sarah Gallop"
Silhouette: Bust of female subject in left-facing profile; image hollow-cut from beige paper with black glass underlay; details of hair and costume drawn in ink on margins of cut-out; oval wooden frame.
The subject was the daughter of John Shannon and Martha Reed.
Gift of Mrs. George A. Zabriskie, 1953
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