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Benthall Hall, Shropshire (Accredited Museum)
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Silhouette, reverse cut out, Unknown Gentleman, Unknown selhouettist. Head and shoulder silhouette of an unknown gentleman, in profile to the left, with short curly hair and wearing a high-collared coat. 1840 (circa).
Created 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.
Makers and roles
Unknown , Silhouettist