Contributed by Maine Historical Society
Thomas Quinby (1813-1885) of the Stroudwater section of Portland owned this watch fob that shows the Quinby family crest. Quinby, a civil engineer, was superintendent of the Portland and Rochester Railroad and managing agent of the Saco Water Power Co.
About This Item
- Title: Thomas Quinby watch fob, ca. 1850
- Creation Date: circa 1850
- Subject Date: circa 1850
- State: ME
- Media: Gold, garnet
- Local Code: JE6
- Object Type: Physical Object
Cross Reference Searches
Standardized Subject Headings
- Watch fobs
- Men--Clothing & dress
- Decorative arts
- Dress accessories
- Quinby, Thomas, 1813-1885--Associated objects
- Quimby family
- Portland and Rochester Railroad Company
- Saco Water-Power Co.
For more information about this item, contact:Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x230
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