Object ID #18184901
This is a Silhouette. It was created by Augustin-Amant-Constance Fidele Edouart. It is dated 1844 and we acquired it in 1914. Its medium is brush and black tempra, white chalk on gray wove paper, cut and mounted on cream colored card. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.
This object was
Arthur S. Vernay.
It is credited
Gift of Arthur S. Vernay.
Its dimensions are
21.5 x 9.3 cm (8 7/16 x 3 11/16 in.)
It is inscribed
Recto: On attached manuscript label in pen and balck ink: Mary Chambers Born 5th Dec. 34 Verso: in pen and black ink: Mary Chambers Bn 5th Decemb. 1834 New Orl. 13th April 1844.
Cite this object as
Object ID #18184901; Augustin-Amant-Constance Fidele Edouart (French, active England and USA, 1789 - 1861); USA; brush and black tempra, white chalk on gray wove paper, cut and mounted on cream colored card; 21.5 x 9.3 cm (8 7/16 x 3 11/16 in.); Gift of Arthur S. Vernay; 1914-42-2
This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Cooper-Hewitt Collections: A Design Resource.