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Archives & Manuscripts

Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

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Horner-Coates silhouette album, circa 1803-1839

 Series
Identifier: SFHL-PA-033D
Overview Commercial album containing hollow-cut silhouettes of the extended Philadelpia Quaker Coates and Horner family and friends mounted on blue paper. All are identified, some stamped MUSEUM, cut at the Peale Museum. The bulk of the silhouettes date between about 1803 to 1824. An unrelated printed reproduction of a silhouette of Thomas Shillitoe (Liverpool, 1839) is glued near the end of the volume. Also includes some Quaker ministers and prominent Philadelphians such as Benjamin Rush.
Dates: circa 1803-1839; Majority of material found within 1803 - 1824