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Benthall Hall, Shropshire (Accredited Museum)
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Silhouette, watercolour on paper, Unknown Gentleman by unknown silhouettist. Head and shoulder silhouette of an unknown gentleman, in profile to the right, wearing a grey coat with black lapels, white neck tie and powdered wig. Inscribed - Elizabeth, daughter of Revrd. William Marshall Rector of Aspington b.1735 m.Revrd.Thomas Baker DD. d.1825 (on back). 1797 (circa).
Painted circa 1797. Frame from a later date, circa 1840. Owned by Mary Clementina Benthall (1879-1960) and recorded in the 1957 list of pictures, furniture etc suggested for retention at Benthall Hall by the National Trust. Transferred to the ownership of the National Trust with the contents of Benthall Hall in the Deed Of Gift made by Mary Clementina Benthall and dated 8th August 1958. Recorded in the Inventory Of National Trust Property At Benthall Hall dated 1st October 1963.
Marks and inscriptions
Elizabeth, daughter of Revrd. William Marshall Rector of Aspington b.1735 m.Revrd.Thomas Baker DD. d.1825 (on back)
Makers and roles
Unknown , Silhouettist