Alexander McWhorter, D.D. (1734-1807): Silhouette

Title:
Alexander McWhorter, D.D. (1734-1807): Silhouette
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Inscriptions: 
Inscribed in graphite at lower left: "Rev Dr McWhorter"
Not promoted
41 477
Date: 
c. 1790-1800
Medium: 
Hollow-cut beige paper stitched to a black paper underlay
Dimensions: 
image height: 3 in. ( 7.6 cm ) sheet: 5 3/8 x 4 1/2 in. ( 13.7 x 11.4 cm )
Classification: 
Date End: 
1 800
Description: 
Silhouette: Bust of male subject in right-facing profile; hollow-cut from cream paper stitched to rectangular black paper backing.
Object Number: 
Z.2375
Gallery Label: 
McWhorter was born in New Castle County, Delaware, the son of Scottish parents who had come to America about 1730. He was ordained as a Presbyterian minister in 1759 and in the years that followed held pastorates in Newark, New Jersey, in Boston, and in Charlotte, North Carolina.
Date Begin: 
1800
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group