Ruth's Genealogy

“And in the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.”

The National Portrait Gallery blog has a very interesting post about the Bache Silhouette Book: In the 1920s, Alice Van Leer Carrick, the pioneering authority on American silhouettes, came upon an album kept by William Bache (1771–1845) as a record of his work and expressed her delight in “turning the pages of this century-old treasure-trove …

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