August Americana Online
Pair of Peale's Museum Hollow-cut Silhouettes, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, c. 1819, with embossed "PEALES MUSEUM" below an eagle mark beneath the profile, the silhouette of the boy labeled on the back "Ebenezer A. Rockwood, Aug. 26, 1819. Philadelphia Aged 9 yers & 25 days. Charles Wilson Peale" and the girl labeled "Abigail A. Rockwood, Aug. 26, 1819 Philadelphia Aged 10 yrs & 11 months. Charles Wilson Peale," framed ht. 6 in.
Provenance: Edward S. Sawyer, Richmond, Massachusetts, 1975.
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