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A Sure and Convenient Machine for Drawing Silhouettesca. 1788
271 x 214 mm (10.7 x 8.4 in.)
Thomas Holloway, British (English), (1748–1827)
- books - Collections of wood or ivory tablets, or sheets of paper, parchment, or similar material, that are blank, written on, or printed, and are strung or bound together; commonly many folded and bound sheets containing continuous printing or writing; especially, when printed, a bound volume, or a volume of some size. [November 1992 descriptor moved. June 1992 lead-in term added.]
- drawing books
- machines - Devices for applying mechanical power, replacing or assisting manual labor. [January 1997 related term added. May 1995 descriptor added.]
- silhouettes - Use for portraits cut from paper and mounted on a contrasting background; also, by extension, images showing no interior detail set against a contrasting background. [April 1991 descriptor moved; scope note changed.]
- plate Dimensions: 271 x 214 mm (10.7 x 8.4 in.)
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Thomas Holloway, British (English), (1748–1827) . A Sure and Convenient Machine for Drawing Silhouettes, ca. 1788. From Physiognomy. Engraving on laid paper. plate : 271 x 214 mm (10.7 x 8.4 in.). DAC accession number 1963.28.1. Purchase funds, 1963. Open Access Image from the Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University (photo: T. Rodriguez) .
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