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Diantha Cole Edwards Memorial, 1859

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Diantha Cole Edwards Memorial, 1859

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The wreath and interlocking circles design indicate that Lorenda (upper) and Charlie were deceased when this memorial was made.

Lorenda's hair was used in the memorial. It was obtained when her grave was moved 20 years after her death.

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  • Title: Diantha Cole Edwards Memorial, 1859
  • Creator: Cole, Diantha
  • Creation Date: 1859
  • Subject Date: 1859
  • State: ME
  • Media: Silk and hair on paper
  • Local Code: 1945*
  • Object Type: Text and Image

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Maine Historical Society
489 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822

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Monuments & memorials
Hair in art


Edwards, Diantha Cole
Edwards, Charles

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Folk art

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