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Alexander Hamilton (1757-1804): Silhouette

Object Number: 
Z.2459
Date: 
c. 1800
Medium: 
Black ink with touches of white gouache on beige paper
Dimensions: 
image height: 3 1/8 in. ( 7.9 cm ) sheet: 4 1/4 x 3 3/4 in. ( 10.8 x 9.5 cm )
Marks: 
inscription in pencil: on back: "Alexander Hamilton" embossed: below bust: "BACHE'S PATENT"
Inscriptions: 
Embossed at lower center: "BACHE'S PATENT"; verso inscribed along lower edge in graphite: "Alexander Hamilton"
Description: 
Silhouette: Bust of Alexander Hamilton in left-facing profile; cut-out silhouette with ink details and shading; on rectangular sheet of cream paper .
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group