Mrs. James Fenimore Cooper (Susan Augusta DeLancey Cooper)

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Mrs. James Fenimore Cooper (Susan Augusta DeLancey Cooper)
Title: 
Mrs. James Fenimore Cooper (Susan Augusta DeLancey Cooper)
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Daguerrotype of Mrs. James Fenimore Cooper (Susan Augusta DeLancey Cooper) wearing a dress and bonnet with pink tinted cheeks. Mat is elliptical in shape and made of brass, with a stamped, gold preserver. Front and back of case are not connected. On the interior of the front cover there is a brown velvet lining with an impressed floral decoration over which a blue piece of paper has been pinned reading "Mrs. James Fenimore Cooper taken about 1846." Front of case mimics a daguerreotype frame and mat with a floral spray at the center. The back of the case is a stamped geometric pattern. Edges of cases on front and back are bordered with a golden colored stencil.