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Aunt Mercy: Silhouette

Title:
Aunt Mercy: Silhouette
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Inscriptions: 
Verso inscribed in black ink : "Silhouette of 'Aunt Mercy' the aunt of Miss. Elizabeth Hume pf Haverhill, Mass. (friend of J.G. Whittier). She was pupil of MacDowell...She gave this silhouette to Mrs. R.W.G. Vail Oct.4, 1933."
Date: 
1840-1870
Medium: 
Black ink on board
Dimensions: 
cardboard: 4 1/4 x 2 3/4 in. ( 10.8 x 7 cm ) image height: 2 1/2 in. ( 6.4 cm )
Description: 
Silhouette: Bust of female subject in right-facing profile; stamped/;printed (?) in black ink on rectangular piece of cardboard.
Object Number: 
Z.2454
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group