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Further Reading:

Carrick, Alice Van Leer, " Novelties in Old American Profiles", Antiques, October, 1928, p. 322ff.

DiCicco, Vincent. "Silhouette Portraiture in America," Folk Art (Fall, 2001).

Lister, Raymond, Silhouettes (London: Pitman, 1955).

Oliver, Andrew. Auguste Edouart's Silhouettes of Eminent Americans, 1839-1844. Charlottesville: National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, by the University Press of Virginia, 1977.



This is an illustrated inventory of the American Antiquarian Society. Created by Christine Graham-Ward, Visual Materials Cataloger, 2016.