Casket portrait in relief (Henry Swan's crystal cu

Made:
1860-1865 in Charing Cross
maker:
Patent Casket Portrait Company

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Casket portrait in relief (Henry Swan's crystal cube), patented 1862, mounted in ornamental wooden case (height 6 3/4-inches) by Patent Casket Portrait Company, 40 Charing Cross, London, England, c. 1862.

Details

Category:
Optics
Object Number:
1920-466
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), copper (alloy), glass, ivory, metal (unknown), wood (unidentified) and wood (varnished)
type:
casket portrait
credit:
Court, Thomas Henry