Susan Augusta Fenimore Cooper

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Susan Augusta Fenimore Cooper
Title: 
Susan Augusta Fenimore Cooper
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Daguerrotype in case of Susan Augusta Fenimore Cooper, likely in middle age with long curled hair, wearing a dress. Her right arm is leaning against something, possibly a stool or table. Double elliptical mat with floral motif preserver. Purple velvet material on the opposing cover for a lining. To this lining is pinned a yellow piece of paper reading "Susan Augusta Fenimore Cooper eldest daughter of James Fenimore Cooper. Author of 'Rural Hours', etc." Case is wood covered with stamped leather, mimicking the mat and frame of the daguerreotype on the front and back cover. At the center of this mimicked frame is a floral motif.