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Silhouette, Silhouette Portrait of a Young Woman, ca. 1795

This is a Silhouette. It is dated ca. 1795 and we acquired it in 1943. Its medium is brush and black and gray watercolor on off white laid paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was catalogued by Rudolph Berliner. It is credited Gift of Mrs. R. Keith Kane from the Estate of Mrs. Robert B. Noyes.

Its dimensions are

8.9 x 7.3 cm (3 1/2 x 2 7/8 in. )

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Silhouette, Silhouette Portrait of a Young Woman, ca. 1795; England; brush and black and gray watercolor on off white laid paper; 8.9 x 7.3 cm (3 1/2 x 2 7/8 in. ); Gift of Mrs. R. Keith Kane from the Estate of Mrs. Robert B. Noyes; 1943-5-25

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