Wood family silhouettes
Held at: Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections [Contact Us]370 Lancaster Ave, Haverford, PA 19041
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Overview and metadata sections
Richard Wood (1755-1822) was married to Elizabeth Bacon Wood (1776-1826) in Greenwhich, New Jersey. The Quaker family had several children including Charles Stuart Wood (1800-1873), Richard David Wood (1799-1869), Hannah Davis (1808-1894), and George Bacon Wood (1797-1879). The family later moved to Philadelphia. It appears that Edward Randolph Sr. (and Jr.) were the offspring of Richard David Wood. As for the creator, Augustus Edouart (1789-1861) was a French silhouette artist of the nineteenth century who specialized in full-length peices.
This collection contains 15 silhouettes. Some of them are stencils while others are cutouts with detailed pencil markings. Majority of silhouettes include a name attached.
Folder is arranged as found.
Processed by Maria Reyes Pacheco, completed September 2022.
- Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections
- Finding Aid Author
- Maria Reyes Pacheco
- Finding Aid Date
- September, 2022
- Access Restrictions
The collection is open for research use (if there are restrictions indicated it here)
- Use Restrictions
Standard Federal Copyright Law Applies (U.S. Title 17)