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Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Jane Miller Dickey, 1785 - 1850  Search this
Medium:
wove paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Image): 2 5/8 × 1 9/16 in. (6.7 × 4 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 4 5/16 × 3 7/16 in. (11 × 8.7 cm)
H x W (Label [b]): 4 3/4 × 3 3/8 in. (12 × 8.5 cm)
Type:
silhouettes
portraits
Place made:
Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca. 1825
Description:
Hollow-cut silhouette (a) of Jane Miller Dickey with handwritten label (b) reading [Jane Miller Dickey / Julia's sister.]. The label also has a gold and yellow adhesive sticker reading [CURLANDER / fine arts / BALTIMORE]. Silhouette faces proper right or the viewer's left and is created by a darker sheet of paper placed under a light colored paper that has had a negative image traced and then cut away. At bottom center in pencil is [2]. Paper is brittle and faded from light damage. There are no marks on the back.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Art  Search this
Families  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2020.21.2.3ab
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
Proper usage is the responsibility of the user.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Visual Arts
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd54231d30b-aee8-44e0-98f8-de384beebd14
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2020.21.2.3ab