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front Silhouette of Persis Sheldon (1785-1804)
c. 1804
This silhouette of Persis, daughter of John and Persis Sheldon of Deerfield, Massachusetts, was taken in 1804, the year she died of tuberculosis at age nineteen.
front Silhouette of Caroline Stebbins Sheldon (1789-1865)
c. 1804
This profile portrait, known as a silhouette, of Caroline Stebbins (1789-1865) was cut when she was fifteen years old and a student at Deerfield Academy.
front Silhouette of Abigail (Whitney) Chandler (1786-1833)
The likeness of Abigail Whitney of Shelburne, Massachusetts, was cut from an October, 1808, issue of the local newspaper, the Greenfield Gazette, and affixed to a black sheet of paper.
front Silhouette of Deacon Justin Hitchcock (1752-1822)
A small profile likeness in black paper, called a silhouette, cut rather than drawn, was an inexpensive means of preserving an image of a person in the days before the invention of the camera.
front Silhouette of John Foster Stearns (1788-1872)
This portrait provides a good example of early 19th century men's fashion.


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