Contributed by Maine Historical Society
Gertrude Akers, who died in infancy, wore this bracelet.
She was the daughter of sculptor Benjamin Paul Akers and Elizabeth Chase Akers, a poet. Her father died in 1861 and her mother later married E.M. Allen.
Benjamin Paul Akers was from Sacarappa (Westbrook) and Elizabeth Chase Akers a native of Strong, who grew up in Farmington.
About This Item
- Title: Gertrude Akers bracelet, ca. 1860
- Creation Date: circa 1860
- Subject Date: circa 1860
- State: ME
- Media: Garnet, metal
- Local Code: 1297*
- Object Type: Physical Object
For more information about this item, contact:Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x219
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