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1885 North, Central & South American Exposition Charm

Higher Level Record: 1981.369.1-187
ID Number: 1981.369.39
Title: 1885 North, Central & South American Exposition Charm
Title Type: assigned
Item Status: Permanent Collection     Legal Status: Permanent Collection
Object Name: charms
Collection Type: Metals
Date: 1885
Process/Technique: Silver
Materials: silver (metal)
Diameter: 3/4 inches
Object Description Charm featuring an image of a Goddess holding a crescent moon with a sheild, an anchor and a helm at her feet. Behind her is an image of an Exposition building, the Mississippi River and a steamboat.
Extent: 1 item
Copyright Info.: THNOC has the right to reproduce.
Acq. Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Ashton Fischer and Mrs. Carl Corbin
Inscription(s): positioned around edge on obverse
"North Central & South American Exposition * New Orleans 1885-6"
positioned reverse center
"-N.O.- / Picayune"
Collection Theme(s): Metalwork
Expositions and Trade Shows
Hospitality and Tourism
Subjects: Exhibitions -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- History -- 19th century.
Souvenirs (Keepsakes) -- Louisiana -- New Orleans.
Jewelry -- United States.
Goddesses, Greek -- Pictorial work.
Nicholson family -- More information
Related Works: Identification No.: 1981.369.1-187
Title: Nicholson Family Collection
Date: 1860-1967
Medium: Miscellaneous media

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