The Filson Historical Society Digital Projects

Browse Items (20 total)

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    Partial cross pendant inscribed with the letter "T". From the Spalding Colman estate. Possibly from Coleman, Tyler, Robinson, or Gwathmey family.
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    Locket made of jet or imitation jet that opens and has a tinted photograph of an unidentified young girl on side and a lock of hair on the other side.
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    Mourning Bracelet made of twisted gold wire, copper pearl, and hair of Alexander Scott Bullitt (1761-1816). Less than 2" in diameter. Inscribed "ASB". Bracelets in memory of Alexander Scott Bullitt and his wife Pricilla Christian Bullitt, who settled 1200 acres known as Oxmoor, in Jefferson County, Kentucky.
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    Mourning Bracelet made of twisted gold wire, copper pearl, and hair of Priscillia Christian Bullitt (1770-1806). Less than 2" in diameter. Inscribed "PCB". Bracelets in memory of Alexander Scott Bullitt and his wife Pricilla Christian Bullitt, who settled 1200 acres known as Oxmoor, in Jefferson County, Kentucky.
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    Large jet cross with floral relief and linked chain. Worn by Elizabeth H. Bates Durrett (1831-1889), who lost one daughter, Florence Montgomery Durrett (1863-1869) at age six and a second daughter, Lily Bates Durrett (1859-1881) at the age of 21. Elizabeth also made a mourning quilt using material from her daughters' clothing. See also miniature of Lily.
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    Possibly contains the hair of George Wallace Alcorn who was a Confederate who was a Prisoner of War. Alcorn was a member of Morgan's Raiders captured in Ohio.
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    Bracelet made of woven hair with a an oval pendant with petals and blond braided hair in the center and two gold clasps holding the pendant.
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    Braided brown hair rope inserted through gold hexagonal tube at throat, which originally held a pendant that has been lost. Collected by Robert Schmitt who was a jeweler for Drake Jewelry.
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    Braided brown hair tube that is expandable, attached to an octagonal gold fastener, which originally held a pendant or charm. Collected by Robert Schmitt who was a jeweler for Drake Jewelry.
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    Necklace of intricately woven blond and brown hair fastened with gold clasp. Acorn pendant also made of hair with a gold tip. Collected by Robert Schmitt who was a jeweler for Drake Jewelry.
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    Necklace of intricately braided blonde and brown hair with gold end caps attached to a hexagonal clasp with a loop attached for a pendant. Collected by Robert Schmitt who was a jeweler for Drake Jewelry.
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    Small necklace made of intricately braided blonde and brown hair with gold end caps attached to a gold clasp. Collected by Robert Schmitt who was a jeweler for Drake Jewelry.
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    Bracelet made of woven hair with a gold clasp of two embracing hands. Most likely received as a token of friendship or love. Collected by Robert Schmitt who was a jeweler for Drake Jewelry.
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    Gold ring wrapped in braided hair with the inscription "T Z" on the inside. Collected by Robert Schmitt who was a jeweler for Drake Jewelry.
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    Lyre shaped pendant made of hair and gold. Collected by Robert Schmitt who was a jeweler for Drake Jewelry.
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    Oval gold pendant with two out rings, one engraved and one twisted gold, containing two locks of hair. Collected by Robert Schmitt who was a jeweler for Drake Jewelry.
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    Gold oval pendant with twitted edge decoration and two locks of hair. Collected by Robert Schmitt who was a jeweler for Drake Jewelry.
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    Pair of cufflinks made of hair and gold. Collected by Robert Schmitt who was a jeweler for Drake Jewelry.
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    Dress of Hattie Leona Main (1873-1876) depicted in a painting to memorialize her life when she passed away in 1876.
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    Mourning necklace belonging to Ann Booth Gwathmey (1782-1862), married to John Gwathmey (1774-1824) in on 22 July 1800
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