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Adeline Arden Hamilton (1795- c. 1873): Silhouette

Adeline Arden Hamilton (1795- c. 1873): Silhouette
Adeline Arden Hamilton (1795- c. 1873): Silhouette
Title
Adeline Arden Hamilton (1795- c. 1873): Silhouette
Date 
c. 1807
Medium 
Hollow-cut beige paper with black textile underlay
Dimensions 
frame: 5 1/2 x 3 5/8 x 1/2 in. ( 14 x 9.2 x 1.3 cm ) image height: 2 3/4 in. ( 7 cm )
Description 
Silhouette: Bust of young female subject in right-facing profile; image hollow-cut from beige paper with black textile backing; oval frame of black painted metal.
Object Number 
Z.2388
Marks 
typed/inscribed: on paper affixed to back of frame: "Adeline Arden Hamilton / born 1795, died aged / 78 years. Married / Dr. Alexander Clinton. / Miniature cut about / 1807/ Gift of Mary Clinton / Brown, May 9, 1940"
Inscriptions 
Inscribed on typed label affixed to verso of frame: "Adeline Arden Hamilton / born 1795, died aged / 78 years. Married / Dr. Alexander Clinton"; below in black ink: "Miniature cut about / 1807"
Gallery Label 
The subject was about thirteen years of age when this silhouette was made. She later became the wife of Dr. Alexander Clinton.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group