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Unidentified Man: Silhouette

Object Number: 
Z.2351
Date: 
c. 1800
Medium: 
Hollow-cut beige paper with black paper underlay, and black ink
Dimensions: 
frame: 6 1/2 x 5 1/2 x 3/4 in. ( 16.5 x 14 x 1.9 cm ) image height: 2 7/8 in. ( 7.3 cm )
Marks: 
inscribed in pencil: on label affixed to back of frame: "An old / New Yorker"
Inscriptions: 
Verso of frame backing inscribed in graphite: "An old / New Yorker"
Description: 
Silhouette: Bust of male subject in right-facing profile; image hollow-cut by machine from beige paper with black underlay; hair drawn in ink on margin of cut-out; in octagonal window of black reverse-painted glass with gold border; oval wood frame.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group