Locket

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1870-1890

GUSN

GUSN-102258

Description

Circular vulcanite locket engraved with a capital "A" on front, inside contains a photograph of an unidentified woman.

Details

Descriptive Terms

lockets
LOCKET

Inscription

"A" (Engraved)

Additional Identification Number

1709

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

1 3/16 in x 1 in x 3/8 in (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Estate of Miss Frances Greely Stevenson

Accession Number

1922.640

Reference Notes

For more information on jet jewelry and imitations see Bury, Shirley, "Jewellery, 1789-1910" v. 2 (1991): 657-709; Cooper, Diana and Norman Battershill, "Victorian Sentimental Jewellery," (1972): 19-30; Dawes, Ginny Reddington and Corinne Davidov, "Victorian Jewelry: Unexplored Treasures," (1991): 125-130; Fales, Martha Gandy, "Jewelry in America, 1600-1900," (1995): 125-126, 254-256; Phillips, Clare, "Jewels and Jewelry," (2000): 94-95.

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