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

This is a Silhouette. It was made by Unknown. It is dated ca. 1795 and we acquired it in 1944. 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 donated by Mrs. R. Keith Kane. 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. )

Cite this object as

Silhouette, Silhouette Portrait of a Young Woman, ca. 1795; Made by Unknown (English); 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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