George Washington - Silhouette
A silhouette is “a profile portrait in black, so called after Etienne de Silhouette, French minister of finance in 1759.” —Whitney,1889
This silhouette is a profile of George Washington, first president of the United States.
KeywordsFrench, Black, George Washington, silhouette, profile, minister of finance, president of the united states
William Dwight Whitney, PhD, LLD The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language (New York, NY: The Century Co., 1895) 5628