Silhouette of a Boy (Walter)
Decorative Arts and Design
On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
Painted paper cutout with gold accents mounted to wove paperboard in rosewood frame
Image (sight): 3 5/8 x 2 1/2 in. (9.2 x 6.4 cm)
Frame: 5 3/4 x 4 5/8 in. (14.6 x 11.7 cm) (show scale)
Inscribed in pencil below image (partially hidden by frame): "Walter"
Gift of the Estate of Emily Winthrop Miles
Cut silhouette of young child facing left. Hair and clothing highlighted in gold. Rectangular rosewood frame.
Condition: Good. Stained on lower right hand corner.
Unknown. Silhouette of a Boy (Walter), ca. 1840. Painted paper cutout with gold accents mounted to wove paperboard in rosewood frame, Image (sight): 3 5/8 x 2 1/2 in. (9.2 x 6.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Estate of Emily Winthrop Miles, 64.82.415 (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.64.82.415.jpg)
. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 5/27/2011
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