Ink Silhouette Portrait of Abraham Gould
Lieutenant Colonel Abraham Gould
1777 (Date manufactured/created)
11 1/4" W 13 3/8" L Measurement Notes: 11 1/4” OW 13 3/8” OL
Silhouette of Lt. Colonel Abraham Gould, who died at the Battle of Ridgefield in 1777. This silhouette portrait of Lt. Col. Abraham Gould of Fairfield was painted just seventeen days before he was killed at the Battle of Ridgefield, on April 27, 1777. Gould was brought back to Fairfield laid over his horse. His grave is marked in the Old Burying Ground.
Gift of Annie B. Jennings