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Photo credit: Yale University Art Gallery
Subject: George Washington, American, 1732–1799, LL.D. 1822

Breast Pin

ca. 1810

Gold, stone, hair

13/16 x 5/8 in. (2.06 x 1.59 cm, 4 g)
Gift of Mrs. John Hill Morgan The Lelia A. and John Hill Morgan Collection
1940.546
Culture: 
American
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Jewelry
Geography: 
Made in United States
Status: 
On view
Provenance: 

Mrs. Tobias Lear; "Mother of Judge Lee"; Dr. Cohen, Baltimore; A. Collins Lee, Baltimore; William Bailey Faston, New York, New York; Erskine Hewitt; Parke-Bernet Galleries, Hewitt Sale, October 21st 1938, Cat. p. 233, No. 923, New York, New York; Mrs. John Hill Morgan, to 1940; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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