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William Rudolph Smith (1787–1868)

Object Name: Silhouette
Date: ca. 1810-1830
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Medium: Black prepared paper cut-out, with black ink and wash laid on card
Dimensions: Image (height): 10 1/8 in. (25.7 cm) Sheet: 12 7/8 × 6 7/8 in. (32.7 × 17.5 cm)
Description: Silhouette: Full-length male figure in right-facing profile; black paper cut-out with details lightly indicated in ink(?); mounted on rectangular cream card with wash to indicate ground plane.
Object Number: Z.2374
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Inscribed: Inscription on verso: "William Rudolph Smith (1787-1868) / Son of William Moore Smith / and Ann (Rudolph) Smith / and / grandson of Rev. Wm. Smith, first / Provost of the University of Pennsylvania / and his wife Rebecca (Moore) Smith / Family Portraits / Collection of Wm. Ives Reuter Jr., B.C.L"