Ink Silhouette Portrait of Abraham Gould

From Fairfield Museum

Date manufactured/created
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.
Object Type
11 1/4" W13 3/8" L
Measurement Notes: 11 1/4” OW 13 3/8” OL
Measurement Types: Item (Overall)
Credit Line
Gift of Annie B. Jennings
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