Emily Ilsley Cummings garnet brooch, Portland, ca. 1867

Contributed by Maine Historical Society

Description

Emily Ilsley Cummings of Portland owned this circular, open work garnet brooch.

The daughter of Isaac Ilsley (1765-1853), the Collector of Port for Portland from 1801-1829. Emily married Nathan Cummings, a Portland banker.

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About This Item

  • Title: Emily Ilsley Cummings garnet brooch, Portland, ca. 1867
  • Creation Date: circa 1867
  • Subject Date: circa 1867
  • Town: Portland
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Garnet
  • Local Code: 1550*24
  • Object Type: Physical Object

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Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x219
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