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horse and rider silhouette
  • United States
  • horse and rider silhouette, 1800s
  • Where object was made: United States
  • paper, silhouette, cutout
  • Paper Type: white paper mounted on black paper
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 160 x 188 mm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 6 1/4 x 7 3/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in matted with 0000.0163.b
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 0000.0163.a

Man riding a horse with a hat on and arms extended. The horse is raised on two feet and its tail is cut off. The background is black and the silhouette cut-out is a tawny brown. This silhouette of a horse and rider were paired with a sheet of script which together comprised an announcement for the Lord's Profile Room, where full-length silhouette profiles could be commissioned.