Greenough's bust of James Fenimore Cooper

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Greenough's bust of James Fenimore Cooper
Title: 
Greenough's bust of James Fenimore Cooper
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Daguerreotype presenting a bust of James Fenimore Cooper. On the opposite side of the image is a paper pinned into the case reading "Greenough's bust of/James Fenimore Cooper." Case is lined with red velvet with a floral pattern pressed in. The lining surrounding the daguerreotype is red velvet. The framing around the image is gilded metal with a beading pattern on the outer edge and a plain gold mat surrounding the image. Case is leather covered wood with floral decorations on the front and back sides. Image is covered by a piece of sheet glass. Outer edges of the case are decorated with a naturalistic gold linework design.