Locket with photographs
Gold, tintype, glass
Overall: 1 5/8 x 1 in. ( 4.1 x 2.5 cm )
Gold locket containing 2 clear glass compartments each with a tintype photograph; engine-turned decoration on exterior; round gold pendant bail.
According to the accession notes, the tintypes inside the locket are of William de Groot (1825-1898), and his first wife Isabella Graham Britton of Elizabeth, New Jersey. William was a member of the firm De Groot and Peck, and president of the Hudson River Bank. At one time he was a shipowner engaged in the China trade.
Gift of Adelaide Milton de Groot
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.