Mary Turslow -April, 1857

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Mary Turslow -April, 1857
Title: 
Mary Turslow -April, 1857
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Three-quarter portrait of young woman seated wearing a plaid dress, dark shawl with fringe, and a polka dot ribbon in her hair. Her skin and hair ribbon are tinted. Matte is brass oval with stamped edge. Preserver is brass stamped with leaves, flowers and scroll work. Case lining is plush maroon velvet. Case is maroon leather with plain front and back. Central closure is a small brass snap-button. On a paper with the case is written, ? Mary Louisa Williams Underhill (Mrs. Israel)? Old NYSHA object card with case states "M.L. W. Underhill" Object worksheet denotes, written on the back of the plate in pencil states "Mary S? Truslow, April 1857 Aged 16 years and 2 months"