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Maker(s):Brochard
Culture:French or English
Title:portrait: unknown gentleman
Date Made:1800-1825
Type:Silhouette; Household Accessory
Materials:wax, green pile-woven silk (velvet), wood: mahogany
Place Made:France or United Kingdom
Accession Number:  HD 2016.31.2
Credit Line:Gift of Anne K. Groves
Museum Collection:  Historic Deerfield
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Description:
Framed under glass wax portrait of an unknown military officer, wooden frame is molded and stepped to create a shadowbox for the wax portrait, the interior of the frame is lined on the sides in light tan velvet, the light ivory colored wax portrait depicts a military officer with sash and epulets in profile looking to the right, he wears his natural curled hair, a coat has a high collar, on the shoulder of the wax portrait is the signature, "Brochard f." , on the reverse is the inscription in pencil, "signed/Bouchard" and "JER". There is an hanging ring on the reverse of the portrait. Wax portrait is cracked near the collar.

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portraits

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