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Angelina Strange: Silhouette

Angelina Strange: Silhouette
Title
Angelina Strange: Silhouette
Date 
1859
Medium 
Black prepared paper cut-out, laid on beige paper; on verso: silhouette Z.2620b
Dimensions 
image height: 8 1/4 in. ( 21 cm ) sheet: 10 3/4 x 8 in. ( 27.3 x 20.3 cm )
Description 
Silhouette: Full-length female figure in left-facing profile; black paper cut-out mounted on rectangular sheet of cream paper. Another silhouette on verso.
Object Number 
Z.2620a
Marks 
inscribed in ink: lower right: "Angelina Strange"
Inscriptions 
Inscribed at lower right in brown ink: "Angelina Stanger"
Gallery Label 
This silhouette belongs to a group of forty-five silhouettes of faculty and students of Miss Haines's School that were taken on November 12, 1859.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group