Brooch

Brooch
Title
Brooch
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.
Credit Line 
Gift of Major E. Gibert Schermerhorn
Object Number 
1948.568
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.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group