Cameo Portrait of Isaac H. Russell

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1846

GUSN

GUSN-100700

Description

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

Details

Descriptive Terms

cameos
cameos
Picture

Inscription

"Stephenson / N 376 / AD 1846" (Scratch mark)

Additional Identification Number

143
N 376

Related Items

Title Painting Accession Number 1918.1387
Title Hair bracelet Accession Number 1920.89
Title Coral necklace Accession Number 1920.90

Maker

Stephenson, Peter C., 1823-1861 (Artist)

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

1 7/8 x 1 7/16 x 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Accession Number

1920.83

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).