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Snuffing a Candle

  • Object:

    Portrait miniature

  • Place of origin:

    Scotland (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1820-1828 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Mackenzie, Laura Jemima Muir (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Cut paper

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the Hon. Frances M. Talbot

  • Museum number:

    P.56-1930

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case BECK3, shelf 8

Physical description

Cut paper silhouette group portrait miniature, in white paper, entitled 'Snuffing a Candle'.

Place of Origin

Scotland (made)

Date

ca. 1820-1828 (made)

Artist/maker

Mackenzie, Laura Jemima Muir (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Cut paper

Dimensions

Height: 3 in, Width: 3.8125 in

Descriptive line

Cut paper silhouette group portrait miniature by Laura Mackenzie entitled 'Snuffing a Candle'. Great Britain, ca. 1820-1828.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Silhouette

Subjects depicted

Silhouettes; Candles

Categories

Portraits; Scotland

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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