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Mourning Picture (England), ca. 1810

This is a Mourning picture. It is dated ca. 1810 and we acquired it in 1957. Its medium is hair, cardboard, brass, velvet, glass. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Estate of Mrs. Lathrop Colgate Harper. It is credited From the Collection of Mrs. Lathrop C. Harper.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D (closed): 3.3 x 10 x 11.5 cm (1 5/16 x 3 15/16 x 4 1/2 in.) H x W x D (open): 3.3 x 10 x 23.4 cm (1 5/16 x 3 15/16 x 9 3/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed on tomb monument pictured: "Triste souvenir / d'une / soeur cherie."

Cite this object as

Mourning Picture (England), ca. 1810. hair, cardboard, brass, velvet, glass. From the Collection of Mrs. Lathrop C. Harper. 1957-165-10.

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