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Title:portrait: unknown gentleman
Date Made:1800-1825
Type:Silhouette; Household Accessory
Materials:marble or alabaster?; base metal: gilt brass; wood; glass; black paper
Place Made:United Kingdom; Great Britain; Great Britain: England
Accession Number:  HD 2016.31.3
Credit Line:Gift of Anne K. Groves
Museum Collection:  Historic Deerfield

Carved white marble or alabaster miniature portrait within an oval glass frame; frame is composed of a pressed gilt brass frame and glass with wooden backing, the brass frame has an egg and dart molding with a beaded interior rim, carved portrait profile of a young man faces left, he wears his own natural hair in a long Napoleonic hairstyle, he has a high collared coat, ruffled shirt, and coat buttons, the portrait is laid on a black paper backing, signed in pencil on the reverse, "3", "1616?" "Tah. B. Lolley" and "Oubal". Condition: Ear is slightly abraded.


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