Artwork : ArchiveNo00109

Cameo Ring 1873





Contributor Name Vera Fawley
Contributor Image Vera_-_No_00109.jpg

Location Southsea
Collection Date 13.03.08 2.05pm
Artefact Name Cameo Ring
Artefact Description Victorian. Good condition. Old gold. Stone is black and amber in colour. Image of woman dancing on the stone - classical pose, holding up one hand behind her head with the other holding her skirt.
Artefact Date 1873
Artefact Stored On hand – always worn
Artefact Form

Artefact Image Ring_000109.jpg
Sample Taken No sample
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History of Artefact ‘The ring was my mother’s (Grace Seed) and my grandmother’s (Mary Jane). My mother was born in 1852. I’m 94.’

Historian - 'The initials on the ring are WN or WH and the seal number is 9735.'
Historian John Stedman
Previous Owners Grandmother, mother
Special Memories ‘My mother (Grace Seed) was a wonderful lady. She was so good, I would never have wished for another mother. She never lost patience. I’m one of sixteen, I'm the youngest, I was born when she was fifty-six. She was very humorous. I never knew my grandmother.’
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