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Cameo Portrait of Isaac H. Russell

1920.83 (RS6792)

Description

Unmounted oval shell cameo with portrait in profile of Isaac H. Russell (1823-1895).

Details

Maker
Stephenson, Peter C., 1823-1861 (Artist)
Date
1846
Inscriptions
"Stephenson / N 376 / AD 1846" (Scratch mark)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
cameos
Picture
Dimensions
1 7/8 x 1 7/16 x 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1920.83
GUSN
100700
Reference Notes
For information on cameos see Bennett, David and Daniela Mascetti, "Understanding Jewellery," (1989); Bury, Shirley, "Jewellery, 1789-1910," v. 1 (1991): 215-232; Fales, Martha Gandy, "Jewelry in America, 1600-1900," (1995): 227-236; Miller, Anna M. "Cameos Old & New," 3rd Edition (2005).
Related Items
Title Painting Accession number 1918.1387 Notes Jewelry and related items donated by Mrs. C.H. St. John:
Title Hair bracelet Accession number 1920.89
Title Coral necklace Accession number 1920.90

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