Multi-photo locket, ca. 1880
Contributed by Maine Historical Society
The metal locket opens to show six gem tintypes on each side.
The locket belonged to JNLT -- Jane Nisbet Lawton Thompson of Kennebunk (1849-1930). She was married to Joseph Porter Thompson (1840-1904).
Lockets like this often were marketed by the photographers who took the images.
- Title: Multi-photo locket, ca. 1880
- Creation Date: circa 1880
- Subject Date: circa 1880
- Town: Kennebunk
- County: York
- State: ME
- Media: Metal, tintypes
- Dimensions (cm): 2.5 x 2.2
- Local Code: 1997.242.41
- Object Type: Physical Object
For more information about this item, contact:
Maine Historical Society
489 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
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LC Subject Headings
Thompson, Jane Nisbet Lawton, 1849-1930--Associated objects
Women--Clothing & dress
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