Mary Copp Silhouette

Cut and pasted silhouette of Mary Copp (b. 1777) is marked on the back with "Cut with scissors By MASTER HUBARD without drawing or cutting machine.” Master Hubard was William James Hubard, a popular British artist who did silhouettes of the Duchess of Kent and Princess Victoria before immigrating to the United States.
The Copp Collection contains a variety of household objects that the Copp family of Connecticut used from around 1700 until the mid-1800s. Part of the Puritan Great Migration from England to Boston, the family eventually made their home in New London County, Connecticut, where their textiles, clothes, utensils, ceramics, books, bibles, and letters provide a vivid picture of daily life. More of the collection from the Division of Home and Community Life can be viewed by searching accession number 28810.
Currently not on view
date made
Hubard, William James
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
wood (frame material)
overall: 7 1/2 in x 8 1/2 in; 19.05 cm x 21.59 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Gift of John Brenton Copp
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Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Copp Collection
Data Source
National Museum of American History


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