Important Identified Gold Embellished Silhouette of Lydia Vine by J. Gapp. (British, Active 1827-1840). 3/4 length profile of a woman facing right wearing a plumed Bonnet and dress and holding a bird in her right hand. Written in old brown ink on back of frame identifying subject and artist. Also written in pencil on back of silhouette "My sister Lydia, 1835". attached with a J. Gapp Advertisement. Image size 4-1/2" x 3-1/4" in a mitered frame 8-3/4" x 7-1/2" overall. good with darkening consistent with age and some creasing.
good with darkening consistent with age and some creasing.