The history of silhouettes by Emily Jackson

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Author Jackson, Emily, 1861-1947
Author of introduction, etc. Nevill, Dorothy, Lady, 1826-1913
Title The history of silhouettes
Original Publication United Kingdom: The Connoisseur,1911.
Contents Black profile portraiture, its place in art, literature and social life -- The coming of the silhouette and its passing -- Processes: (1) Brushwork -- Processes: (2) Shadowgraphy and mechanical aids -- Processes: (3) Freehand scissor-work -- August Edouart and his book -- Scrap-books. A royal cutter and her work -- Silhouette decoration on porcelain and glass. The silhouette theatre -- Alphabetical list of silhouettists, makers of silhouette mounts and others connected with the craft.
Credits MWS and the Online Distributed Proofreading Team at (This file was produced from images generously made available by The Internet Archive/American Libraries.)
Language English
LoC Class NC: Fine Arts: Drawing, Design, Illustration
Subject Silhouettes
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EBook-No. 69273
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Copyright Status Public domain in the USA.
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