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Cameo pin

Museum number:
7-846
Permalink:
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Accession number:
Acc.604
Object count:
1
Description:
Gold cameo pin of Lord Byron. Cameo enclosed in gold metal, oval case with bevelled glass face, large ferrule, rear pin/clasp, rear hinged door (3.2 x 2.6 cm) for concealed compartment. Cameo of unknown material shows Lord Byron in left side profile white on orange/red background. Top right edge of background chipped. 6.5 x 4.4 cm.
Donor:
Lillie Hitchcock Coit
Collection place:
England
Verbatim coll. place:
England unsp.
Culture or time period:
English
Collector:
Lillie Hitchcock Coit
Materials:
Metal
Person depicted:
Lord Byron
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
2.2 Personal Adornments and Accoutrements
Accession date:
1925
Department:
Cat. 7 - Europe (incl. Russia west of Urals, north of Caucasus)
Legacy documentation: