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Mrs. Johanna Beekman

Object Name: Silhouette
Date: ca. 1800
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Medium: Hollow-cut beige paper with blue paper underlay, and brown ink
Dimensions: Image (height): 2 3/4 in. (7 cm) Framed: 5 1/8 × 4 1/2 × 3/4 in. (13 × 11.4 × 1.9 cm)
Description: Silhouette: Bust of female subject in left-facing profile; hollow-cut by machine with blue underlay and hair drawn in sepia on margin of cut-out; in oval window of rectangular frame made of wood faced with molded and gilded sheet brass.
Credit Line: Beekman Family Association Fund, 1952
Object Number: Z.2357
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Marks: Embossed at lower center: "T.P. JONES / FECIT"; fragmentary label on old frame backing inscribed in brown ink: "Mrs. Abraham K.[cut] / 'Johanna Beekman' / Property of Mrs W. B / Beekman"

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Johanna (Beekman) Beekman was the daughter of Gerard W. Beekman and the niece of James Beekman.