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Object Record

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Catalog Number A-0144-001
Object Name Brooch
Description Gold brooch with miniature photograph of Dr. Langdon Cheves on one side and woven hair on the other side. The inner oval of the brooch rotates to allow either side to face forward on the brooch. Each side is covered in beveled glass. The outer frame of the brooch is enameled and has a relief leaf pattern on the top and the bottom. The backside has a pin and is without decoration.
Title Cheves, Langdon Alexander, ca. 1854-1878
Date 1878 circa
Dimensions H-1.875 W-1.375 D-0.5 inches
Material Paper/Hair/Glass/Gold/Enamel
Owned Cheves, Charlotte
People Cheves, Langdon Alexander, ca. 1854-1878
Cheves, Charlotte
Subjects Doctors
Yellow fever
Mourning
Jewelry
Hair
Portrait photographs
Status by Appointment Only