Tobacco Box with Photograph and Lock of Hair

Tobacco Box with Photograph and Lock of Hair

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Object Name
Box, Snuff
box
photograph
hair, lock of
Other Terms
Box, Snuff; Smoking Equipment
date box made
1815 - 1830
date photograph taken
ca 1895
depicted (sitter)
Washington, Mary Anne Hammond
place box made
United Kingdom: England
place photograph made
United States: Georgia, Macon
place used
United States: Georgia, Macon
Physical Description
tin (box material)
paint (finish material)
varnish (finish material)
photograph (photograph material)
hair, human (hair material)
ribbon, silk (bow material)
batting, silk (batting material)
Measurements
overall: 3/4 in x 3 1/2 in x 2 1/4 in; 1.905 cm x 8.89 cm x 5.715 cm
ID Number
DL.071656.0001
catalog number
71656.0001
accession number
71656
Credit Line
Mrs. Ellen Washington Bellamy
subject
Personal Accessories
Tobacco Use
Women
Portraits
Hair
Memorial
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Photography
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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