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Silhouette Portrait of George Washington

Artist:
William Henry Brown (American, Charleston, South Carolina 1808–1883 Charleston, South Carolina)
Lithographer:
Lithographed and published by E. B. & E. C. Kellogg (American, active Hartford, Connecticut 1840–67)
Sitter:
George Washington (American, 1732–1799)
Date:
1844
Medium:
Lithograph with tint stone
Dimensions:
Image: 14 1/16 × 10 5/8 in. (35.7 × 27 cm) Sheet: 16 5/8 × 12 1/16 in. (42.3 × 30.7 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Bequest of Charles Allen Munn, 1924
Accession Number:
24.90.607
Not on view
Inscription: Printed under image, lower left: "From life by Wm. H. Brown."
Donor: Charles Allen Munn
"William Henry Brown: 1808-1883." Connecticut Historical Society Bulletin. vol. 23, July 1958, pp. 91-94.

Peter Hastings Falk Who Was Who in Ameican Art 1564–1970: 400 Years of Artists in America. Madison, CT, 1999, p. 473.

Picturing Victorian America: Prints by the Kellogg Brothers of Hartford, 1830-1880. Nancy Finlay, The Connecticut Historical Society, Harford, CT, 2009, pp. 15, 52, 106-7.



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