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Watch chain

Object Number: 
1942.485
Date: 
ca. 1860
Medium: 
Hair, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 25 1/4 x 7/8 x 3/8 in. ( 64.1 x 2.2 x 1 cm )
Description: 
Brown woven hair watch chain with metal cuff at the center with loop to secure charm; both ends have metal fittings, one with eye for hook, one with chain and circular charm commemorating the Atlantic cable.
Gallery Label: 
The charm at the end of this watch chain is a commemorative representation of the laying of the Atlantic cable.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Harry Hedges Mann
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group