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"Mrs. G. A. S...": Silhouette

Object Number: 
c. 1803-1810
Hollow-cut beige paper laid on black prepared paper, in an album of 50 folios containing 91 silhouettes, 24 blank folios, and a two page list of sitters
image height: 3 1/16 in. ( 7.8 cm ) sheet: 4 5/8 x 4 in. ( 11.7 x 10.2 cm )
inscribed in ink: upper right: "82" inscribed in pencil: lower right: "Mrs. G. A. Shuler" ? embossed: below bust: "MUSEUM"
Silhouette inscribed at upper right in brown ink: "82"; at lower right in graphite: "Mrs. G. A. S[illegible]"; embossed at lower center: "Museum"
Bust of female subject in left-facing profile; hollow-cut from rectangular sheet of cream paper; mounted in album containing a total of ninety-one silhouettes.
Credit Line: 
Gift of an Anonymous Donor, 1948
Peale's Museum
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group