1954.0004.002 A Silhouette, B Frame, view 1
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  • Title:

    (The Trimble family)

  • Category:

    Works on Paper

  • Creator (Role):

    Auguste Edouart (Silhouettist)

  • Place of Origin:

    New York, New York, Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

  • Date:


  • Materials:

    Paper (wove); Ink

  • Techniques:

    Drawn, Cutwork

  • Museum Object Number:

    1954.0004.002 A

  • Complete Details

Object Number

1954.0004.002 A

Object Name



(The Trimble family)


Works on Paper

Credit Line/Donor

Gift of Henry Francis du Pont

Creator (Role)

Auguste Edouart (Silhouettist)

Place of Origin

New York, New York, Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

Origin Notes

411 Broadway was owned by Roe Lockwood, a bookseller with whom Edouart lodged while in New York City.



Mark or Signature or Inscription or Label

1. Inscription; Bottom left of center; Aug.\n Edouart fecit 1842/ 411 Broadway (cropped)




Paper (wove); Ink


Drawn, Cutwork

Dimensions (inches)

19.1 (H) , 28.1 (W)

Dimensions (centimeters)

48.5 (H) , 71.5 (W)

Measurement Notes

H at left. W at bottom. Measurements of cardboard secondary support: H (at left): 19.3 in. (49.0 cm); W (at bottom): 28.5 in. (72.5 cm).

Object Description

Text available soon.

Bibliography and Bibliographic Notes

[Book] Laughon, Helen & Laughon, Nel. 1987 August Edouart: A Quaker Album; American and English Duplicate Silhouettes, 1827-1845. 125 p.
See Quaker Folio, pp. 60-61.
[Thesis] Vincent, Nicholas C. 2007 Tables of sociability: Philadelphia pier tables, 1810–1850. M.A. University of Delaware Winterthur Program in American Material Culture

[Article] Vincent, Nicholas C. 2008 Philadelphia Pier Tables and Their Role in Cultures of Sociability and Competition. American Furniture.

[Article] Plescia, Vincent P. 12//2005 Successful innovations in domestic oil lighting, 1784-1859. Antiques. 168 (6): 93-101.
Publsihed: p. 99, pl. XIV.