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Collection of Silhouettes
4/12/2014 - Americana: Live Salesroom Auction
American and English, 18th-19th century. A group of six silhouettes, made of hollow cut paper and watercolor. 3.5 x 4.5 in. (sight, largest silhouette).

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From the Estate of Kenneth Erwin, Portland, Michigan
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