Brooch

Object Number: 
1948.568
Date: 
1860-1870
Medium: 
Gold, tinted photograph portrait
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 3/4 x 1 1/2 in. ( 4.4 x 3.8 cm )
Description: 
Oval brooch with miniature portraits of Arthur Frederic Schermerhorn (1860-1933) and Amy Elizabeth Schermerhorn (1861-1933); twisted and chased gold edging; portraits swivel to be worn either side out.
Gallery Label: 
The portraits represent brother and sister Arthur Frederic and Amy Elizabeth Schermerhorn, the children of George Stevens Schermerhorn and his wife Julia Magdalene Gibert. The brooch was presented to the Society by the subjects' brother, Major E. Gibert Schermerhorn. A handwritten note accompanies the accession notes.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Major E. Gibert Schermerhorn
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group