Brooch with miniature portrait of Georgianna Poor (1849-1919) and Adelaide Poor

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

ca. 1865

GUSN

GUSN-102850

Description

Oval gold brooch set with a miniature on ivory of two young girls, safety pin and chain attached.

Details

Descriptive Terms

brooches
miniatures (paintings)
pins (jewelry)
gold (metal)
ivory (tooth component)
Brooch

Inscription

"Mrs. Henry Poor" (Engraved)

Additional Identification Number

2302

Related Items

Title Miniature Accession Number 1939.321
Title Miniature Pendant Accession Number 1939.322
Title Miniature Accession Number 1939.323
Title Miniature Brooch Accession Number 1939.324

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Adornment

Dimensions

1 7/8 x 2 1/4 x 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)

Accession Number

1939.324

Reference Notes

For more information on miniatures in jewelry see Fales, Martha Gandy, "Jewelry in America, 1600-1900," (1995):83-97.