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Camille Silvy (1834-1910)

Locket 1861

Gold, hair and a photograph | 2.0 x 1.7 cm (whole object) | RCIN 45502

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This gold locket contains a photograph of Prince Albert by Camille Silvy on the left, and a lock of hair on the right. The hair sits on a fabric mount. Both are set beneath glass. On the front of the locket a design is carved featuring the initial A beneath a crown. The locket contains an inscription reading 'Dec. 14/1861'.