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Box 1

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1. ABBOT, Rev. John Emery. Approx. 9" x 6 ½" born Exeter, NH Aug. 6, 1793. graduated at Bowdoin College in 1810. Pastor, North Church, April 20, 1815. Died Exeter, Dec. 7, 1819.
2. ARIDOE(?), Major. 9 x 7 ½ w/ Dearbour (?) and John Stark on same paper.
3. ASTROM, Rachel. 11 x 8 cm. Exchange, M. Needle 11/23/83 Lee Fund

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4. BALDWIN, Colonel Loammi. From a silhouette. The only known portrait from life. Page 71 of a book. Chapter title? "Memories of a hundred years". See Randolph
5. BARNETT, Julia. Approx. 6" x 4". By D. Dudley [1875 An English ewoman who worked in the family of Davis Guild of Worcester. Now living in Shrewsbury, Mass. After age of 2?, 1936].
6. BARTLETT, N.E. 5 ½ x 3 ½ . (Boston Bookseller). N.E. (son of I.J.) May 19th '08
7. BARTON, Jospeh. 7" x 4 ½". Vice President Hiberia Engine Co. 1852. Ross. Forgery collection, gift of Charles E. Goodspeed, Nov. 17, 1939 .
8. BERRY, ( 5-4-3 Nathaniel John). 11 x 8 ½ cm. This is reported to have been made as early as 1780. This is a copy of an old silhouette in possession of Gylis Merrill Esq.
9. BIRCH, William 11 ¾" x 9 ½". Print.
10. BRIGHAM, Anna Maria. With silhouette of husband Ebenezer Morgan Phillips (see Phillips) b. 1792 m.1818
11. BROWN, Moses. From a silhouette loaned by Mr. Moses Goddard of Providence. Page 168 of a book. Chapter title, "The Cotton Industry of New England, by George Rich." Portrait of Tench Coxe on reverse

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12. CHASE, Thomas. 6 ¾" x 4". Pres. Of [Haverford] Coll. PA.
13. CHASE, Thomas Follansbee. 7" x 4" Herly (?) of Sutton, Mass. 1878
14.CHASE, W. H. 5 ½" x 3 ½" May 1908. Boston Bookseller ( with N.J. Bartlett Co.)
15. CHEEVER, Rev. George B. approx. 2" x 3" in milar. Silhouette found in American Ladies Pocket Book, Phila. 1820.
16. COLLAMORE (?), H. 13 x 9 ½ cm.
17. CONNELL, John, David, Arthur and Mrs. Approx. 5 ½" x 8" cut by August Edouart in Glasgow, June 10, 1832. reproduced for the Boston Evening Transcript. Sat. Nov. 4, 1939
18. COOPER, Dr. Thomas. A celebrated chemist of South Carolina; friend of Priestly. Page 332 of a book. See Randolph
19. CUNNINGHAM, Mrs. M.J. 14" x 5 ½" 106 Elm Street. Boston Store. 1930.
20. CURWEN, Samuel. 11 ½ x 7cm. Ap'l 7: 1786.

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21. DEARBOUR, H. (?). 9" x 7 ½" with Aridoe and John Stark on same paper.
22. DIX, Mrs. 15 x 9cm.
23. DIX, Mr. 12cm x 10cm.
24. DRAPER, Family of Spencer. 3 silhouettes. Gift of Mrs. Albert W. Rice, 8 March 1974.

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24. FISHER, Roscoe. & his wife Lois Woodward Fisher. 5" x 7" 1932.
25. FOSTER, Dwight. 12 ½ x 8cm. By Master Hubbard.
26. FRANCIS, Tench. 12 ¾" x 10". Cashier bank of North America. 1781 - 1792. print.

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27. GEBHARD, Jacob. Profile. Approx. 4" x 5" May 10th , 1804. Domino. John Bay. Removed from Game's (?) New York Pocket Almanac for 1802.
28. GILPIN, Thomas. 12 ¾" x 10". 1776 - 1853. Print.
29. GREEN, Daniel. 11 ½ x 8 ½ cm.
30. GREEN, Joshua. My Grandfather. 13 x 9 ½ cm. Oval paper frame. L.A.G. (?)
31. GREEN, Mrs. Joshua. My Grandmother. 13 x 9 ½ cm. Oval paper frame L.A.G. (?)
32. GREW, Henry. 5" x 4". Gift of Alden Vaughan, 2 December 1985. (with Page, Eleanor)
33. GRIFFITH, Thomas W. approx. 6" x 4 ½"

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34. HALL, Miss Sarah. Of Charleston S.C. 1784. approx. 6" x 4" Photostat. Born July 16, 1767. Died April 15, 1849. Owned by Edward F. Coffin & Donald W. Howe (1946).
35. HALTE (?), Mr. Necombes. 12 ½ x 9cm. Peale's Museum
36. HAMILTON, Alexander. 5 ¼" x 4". Peale's portrait. Reproduction for the N.Y. Post. Oct. 21, 1922.
37. HASWELL, Lydia Baldwin. Approx. 9" x 5 ¾" Anthony Haswell's first wife. Photstat.
38. HEALY, Hezekiah. Front 14 x 9cm. Open 14 x 19cm A program of events for July 24, 1903, the centennial of Healy's Inn long known as the Black Tavern since 1804. Dudley, Mass.
39. HOMER, Family. 6 ¼" x 8 ½". Cut with scissors by Master Hubbard. Photostat.
40. HOUGHTON (?), Aza. 9 ¼ x 6 ¼" [In funded for article by J C F Clark ] on 1935
41. HOWELL, Arthur. 12" x 9 ½".

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42. JONES, Owen. Approx. 10 ½" x 6 ½". Colonial treasurer of Penna. Nat. 1711. obut. 1793. Ab. 82. Photostat.
43. Johnson, Otis, 4 1/4" x 3 1/2". Profile from when he was about 13 years old.

 

Box 2


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44. LARMED (?), Eliz Eaton. 8" x 9 ½. Photogramer 1790-1890. Orig. out onto dark blue satin. Mother of S.M. Corrant. Descend, John Eliot.
45. LAW, Margaret Lathrop. 8 ½" x 3 ½" Printed with biographical info.
46. LEAMY, John. 10" x 7" Philadelphia.
47. LEE, Robert E. on Traveller. 6" x 3 ½". Photostat.

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48. MARRON (?), F. 8 ¼" x 6 ¼". Forgery collection, gift of Charles E. Goodspeed Nov. 17, 1939.
49. MEASE, John. 6" x 4".
50. MOCHI, Nojo. 14 x 11cm. Author of African Shadows, the book of silhouettes of African Animals.
51. MORSE, Glen Tilley. 6" x 3 ½". Cut by Fred Ward. 1938

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52. OTIS, Cushing, M.D., of Scituate, Mass. 8 ½" x 5 ½" in print, Press Criticisms on the History of Shipbuilding and Genealogies. Born 1769. Died 1837.

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53. PAGE, Eleanor Anne. 5" x 4"Gift of Alden Vaughan, 2 December 1985. (with Grew, Henry).
54. PAINE, Honorable Timothy. 15" x 17 ½" Enlarged on cardboard. Born at Bristol R.I. 1730. Died at Worcester, Mass. 1793.
55. PAINE, Mr. & Mrs. Timothy. 11 ½ x 8 cm. Benjamin Thomas Hill Collection.
56. PAINE, Dr. William. 10" x 8". Loyalist. B. 1750- Worc. D. 4/19/ 1883.
57. PARRISH, Dr. Joseph. 12 ½" x 10".
58. PARK, Andrew. Father of Dr. John Park. 6 ½ cm x 10 cm. Gift Dec. 1, 1945 from Francis Minot, great-great grandson of Dr. John Park.
59. PARK, Mary. Born Gorham. Mother of Dr. John Park. 6 ½ cm x 10cm. Gift Dec. 1, 1945 from Francis Minor, gr. Grandson of Dr. John Park.
60. PEROT, Elliston. 12" x 9 ½". Print.
61. PHILLIPS, Ebenezer Morgan. 10 ½ x 12cm. (see BRIGHAM).
62. PHINCH (?) N.E. Col. 2 ½" x 4 ½" by William King. Attached with 3 other profiles by King
63. PHYSICK (?) Dr. Phillip S. (1768 - 1837). 10 x 13cm. Peale's Museum. Gift of Jennie Lee, Southwick, Worcester. Jan. 9, 1917. paper sewn to blk. Fabric.
64. PUTNAM, Barry. D. 1812. 3" x 2" profile drawing. With one silhouette and 3 drawings.

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65. RANDOLPH, John. Of Roanoke. As he appeared when embarking for Russia in 1830. page 331 of a book. Chapter title? "The last of the silhouettes.
66. RAWLINS, 2 identical silhouettes. Approx. 5 ½" x 4".

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67. SALEM (?), Oliver. 13 ¼" x 10".
68. SALISBURY, Stephen II. 14" x 11". (Harding Fecit) 1868.
69. SMITH, family. Silhouettes printed in the Worcester Sunday Telegram, April 15, 1934. sect. 3.
70. STARK, son of Caleb, his wife and child. 7" x 9" Cut by J. Locke. Originally owned by Rev. Glenn Tilley Morse. West Newbury, MA
71. STUART, Gilbert. 1805. 11 ¾" x 9". Print.
72. STURGIS, Henry Parkman. Writing on collection. Born Oct. 13th 1806 at Boston. Died Dec. 15th 1869 at London. (see PUTNAM)
73. SUMNER, Rev. Joseph. 9" x 5 ½" Shrewsbury, MA taken with the full white wig.
74. SUMNER, Rev. Joseph. 9" x 5 ½" Shrewsbury, MA taken with the gray bag wig.

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75. TAYLOR, J. (?). 5" x 4"
76. TENNETT, Rev. William Jr. 8 ½" x 5 ¼" Engraved for W.P. Farrand & Co. No. 170 Market St. Phila.
77. TUPPER. E. approx. 4 ½" x 3 ½" cut without hands by M. D. Honeywell.

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78. WAITE, Emma Forbes. Two from family collection printed in the Worcester Sunday Telegram. April 15, 1939. Sect. 3.
79. WARE, Louisa. 12 cm x 9cm.
80. WARE, Lucinda. 12cm x 9cm
81. WASHINGTON, George and Martha. 3 ½" x 7". Newspaper clipping of silhouettes from the Massachusetts Historical Society.
82. WATHERILL (?), Samuel, 9" x 5 ½" The first manufacturer of fustians and jeans in America. In memory of Samuel Slater, by Geo. L. White. Phila. 1836.
83. WEBSTER, Mrs. Noah. ? 17 ¼" x 12". Gift of Dr. Frank S. Emerson, Jan. 17, 1924, perhaps one his Slater ancestors.
84. WHEATLEY, Phillis. 4" x 5" (in milar) with collection by William King. (see Phinch).
85. W[___], Mariam, of Berry 11 x 81/2" cm. D. 1830. Original is posession of Gylis Merrill

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86. YEATES, Sarah. Approx. 12 x 9 cm. Peale's Museum. Elliptical.

 

Box 3

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87. UNIDENTIFIED, Collection by William Chamberlain of Loudon NH. Set of 89 silhouettes (82 men, 7 women). 1820 - 1830. Gift of his granddaughter Mrs. Frederick McClure 28 Nov. 1916 Worcester, Mass. With some genealogical information and photographs.
88. UNIDENTIFIED, set of 6. (3 men, 1 woman, 2 boys). Gift of Mrs. Charles Baker of Worcester 1/20/87. Probably members of the Baker or [Manly] families of Phillipston or Hardwick, Mass.
89. UNIDENTIFIED, set of 5 (3 women, 2 men). By Peale.
90. UNIDENTIFIED, set of 4 (2 men, 2 women). By Doyle.

91. UNIDENTIFIED, man, By Master Hubbard 4 ¼" x 3" found in a book which belonged to Ruth Richardson of Boston 1803, Presented by the heirs of Francis E. Blake, Nov. 7, 1917.
92. UNIDENTIFIED, man, approx. 4 ¾" x 4 ¼" found in a book which belonged to Ruth Richardson of Boston 1803. Presented by the heirs of Francis E. Blake. Nov. 7, 1917.
93. UNIDENTIFIED, man. By William King 4" x 4 ¼" (see Phinch, box 2)
94. UNIDENTIFIED, man. By William King 6" x 3 ¼" (see Phinch, box 2)
95. UNIDENTIFIED, man. 6 ¾" x 6 ¾" Sewell Family Papers, Drawing.
96. UNIDENTIFIED, man. Nd. Np approx. 11" x 3"
97. UNIDENTIFIED, man. 4" x 3". Found in book, Eloquence of the United States: E.B. Williston. Ed. Vol. 2 Middletown, CT. 1827, (G510 W736 E827).
98. UNIDENTIFIED, man 4 ¾" x 4"
99. UNIDENTIFIED, man. Approx. 5" x 4".
100. UNIDENTIFIED, man. Approx. 4" x 2 ½" Gift of C. H. Taylor
101. UNIDENTIFIED, man with boy on back. 4" x 3".
102. UNIDENTIFIED, man in sailor suit. 5" x 3 ½" To [dear Ms. Miles] with Willy's Kind Love. B. Schweitzer, 256 Juttenham court.
103. UNIDENTIFIED, man. Approx. 6 ½" x 4" "In a volume dated 1800 with a book plate M.W. Collet. Of Philadelphia.
104. UNIDENTIFIED, man. Approx. 4 ¼" x 3 ¾".
105. UNIDENTIFIED, man. 4 ½" x 3 ½" pinned to cloth.
106. UNIDENTIFIED, man. 4" x 3 ½"
107. UNIDENTIFIED, man. 2 full body silhouettes, both 12" x 7"- possibly of same man
108. UNIDENTIFIED, man. 1 full body.

109. UNIDENTIFIED, woman. 3" x 2". 1801.
110. UNIDENTIFIED, woman. 5" x 3 ½".
111. UNIDENTIFIED, woman, 6 ¼" x 4 ½" Gift of C. H. Taylor, May 1, 1928.
112. UNIDENTIFIED, woman 3 ½" x 2 ½"
113. UNIDENTIFIED, woman approx. 5" x 4"

114. UNIDENTIFIED, man and woman. Approx. 6 ½ x 10". Taylor Lith. Coll.

115. UNIDENTIFIED, boy. 5 ½" x 3 ½" paper mounted on blue.
116. UNIDENTIFIED, yellow mirror silhouette. Circular, diameter 2".
117. UNIDENTIFIED, man, bust 3 3/8" tall
118. UNIDENTIFIED, man, 4" x 3"

 


For Further information on American Silouettes, see:
Carrick, Alice Van Leer, " Novelties in Old American Profiles", Antiques, October, 1928, p. 322ff.
See also heading "Silhouettes" in the Lithography Card Catalog for additional [lithographed] silhouettes, mostly by William Henry Brown.