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Brooch in Case

1941.46ab (RS7871)


Oval brooch containing daguerreotype of George P. Geer, set in gold mount with beaded edge, hinged pin and hook on reverse. Square leather covered case with satin and velvet lining.


Fessenden, Benjamin (Photographer)
Location of origin
Boston, MA
Object type
Clothing; Clothing Accessories
Descriptive terms
Pin, Clothing
pins (jewelry)
1 3/16 x 7/8 x 3/16 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. George C. Winslow
Exhibition Notes
"Hidden Treasures from Elegant Eras," Historic Jewelry from the Collections of the Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities presented by Shreve, Crump & Low, September 15 - November 30, 1995. "Jewelry at Historic New England," Online exhibit presented by Historic New England launched September 30, 2007 at
Reference Notes
This brooch is pictured in Fales, Martha Gandy, "Jewelry in America, 1600-1900," (1995): plate 148, 222.
Related Items
Title Gold watch Accession number 1940.823 Notes Jewelry and related items donated by George C. Winslow:
Title Silver watch Accession number 1940.824
Title Gold and pearl stickpin Accession number 1940.866
Title Tortoiseshell studs Accession number 1940.867 ab
Title Gold studs Accession number 1940.867 cd
Title Ivory studs Accession number 1940.868 ab
Title Gold ring in box Accession number 1940.869 ab
Title Amethyst ring Accession number 1940.870
Title Agate studs Accession number 1940.871 ab
Title GAR button Accession number 1940.872
Title Gold stud Accession number 1940.875
Title Gold studs Accession number 1940.876 ab
Title Gold and silver studs Accession number 1940.881 ab
Title Gold ring Accession number 1940.882
Title Silver cuff links Accession number 1940.883
Title Photo brooch Accession number 1941.46
Title GAR medal Accession number 1941.47
Title GAR medal Accession number 1941.48
Title Badge Accession number 1941.49
Title Bronze medal Accession number 1941.50
Title Ribbon badge Accession number 1941.52
Title Watch chain Accession number 1941.114
Accession number Carte de visites of George C. Winslow Sr. and Jr. in Winslow oversize file