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Abigail Goodrich: Silhouette

Title:
Abigail Goodrich: Silhouette
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Inscriptions: 
Silhouette inscribed at upper center in brown ink: "No 59"; at lower left: "A. G. 1806"; embossed at lower center: "Museum"
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Date: 
1806
Medium: 
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
Dimensions: 
image height: 2 3/4 in. ( 7 cm ) sheet: 3 5/8 in. ( 9.2 cm )
Classification: 
Date End: 
1 806
Description: 
Bust of female subject in left-facing profile; hollow-cut from circular sheet of cream paper; mounted in album containing a total of ninety-one silhouettes.
Credit Line: 
Gift of an Anonymous Donor, 1948
Object Number: 
Z.2564ggg
Gallery Label: 
The subject was a resident of Ridgfield [Connecticut?]
Provenance: 
Peale's Museum
Date Begin: 
1806
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group