Adeline Arden Hamilton (1795- c. 1873): Silhouette
Hollow-cut beige paper with black textile underlay
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 )
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.
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"
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"
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