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Silhouette, Carriage and Horses in Silhouette, ca. 1840

This is a Silhouette. It is dated ca. 1840 and we acquired it in 1910. Its medium is scissor-cut black paper laid down on white paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Virginia Gerson.

Its dimensions are

23.8 × 25 cm (9 3/8 × 9 13/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Silhouette, Carriage and Horses in Silhouette, ca. 1840; scissor-cut black paper laid down on white paper; 23.8 × 25 cm (9 3/8 × 9 13/16 in.); 1910-28-2

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