Shade and Shadow: A Selection of British and American Silhouettes

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September 07, 2012 through November 18, 2012

12-4pm Wednesdays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum

Bronx

All Ages

$5; $3 students/seniors; free children ages 6 and younger

Description: This exhibition presents a small selection of 19th-Century British and American silhouettes from Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum and four private collections. Before photography became widely available, silhouette portraits were quick, easy, and affordable. Elegant ladies, family scenes, charming children, and more, reveal a compelling slice of life from the golden age of this art form. Through November 18.

Address: 895 Shore Road
Bronx, NY 10464
Phone: 718-885-1461
Website: bpmm.org

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