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Benthall Hall, Shropshire (Accredited Museum)
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Silhouette, painted cut-out on card, Unknown Lady by unknown silhouettist. Full-length silhouette of an unknown middle-aged lady, seated on a bentwood chair in profile to the left and holding a book. Wearing her hair in a bun and a long gown trimmed with frills. Details picked out in gilt. 1850 (circa).
Created circa 1850. 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