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Exhibition Specifications

Sally Foster Otis with necklace


  • 130 pieces of jewelry
  • A wedding dress, men's eighteenth-century coat, and a needlework picture
  • 11 portraits, from life-size to miniatures on ivory, with additional daguerreotypes and ephemera
  • Combination of floor pedestals with plexi bonnets and wall cases, with free-standing divider walls, panel text, graphics, and interactive(s).



  • Curator gallery talk
  • Online exhibition links
  • Educational, program, and promotional resources
  • Bibliography

Size: 1,200 square feet.

Crates: Five.

Shipping: Outgoing

Security: High

Display: Gallery only

Availability: Spring 2018 for twelve-week bookings

View a selection of objects.

To book this exhibition contact

Joanne Flaherty, Exhibitions Coordinator, 617-994-6629
or Ken Turino, Manager of Community Engagement and Exhibitions, 617-994-5958


Pictured: Miniature portrait of Sally Foster Otis (1770-1836), Boston, Massachusetts, 1804 - Edward Greene Malbone (1777-1807), Ivory, watercolor, gilt metal, velvet. Gift of Miss Sophia H. Ritchie

Necklace and pendant, England, c. 1804, Carnelian, topaz, pearl, gold. Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William Platt Hacker

Exhibition Specifications