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    Thomas Jefferson: Large Standing Silhouette. 8" x 10" hollow-cut silhouette captioned, in period ink, "Thomas Jefferson, Esq." Housed within an oval frame measuring 12" x 13.75". Double-glazed, allowing viewing of an 1819 receipt for Sicilian Madeira wine on the verso. Jefferson was a wine connoisseur, so this may somehow be related. Original bubble glass. The use of "Esq." in the caption would seem to indicate the silhouette was produced during Jefferson's lifetime.

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    Auction Dates
    February, 2020
    22nd-23rd Saturday-Sunday
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