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Object Frame, Picture
Description Slate picture frame, ca. 1870. Dark reddish brown slate with some spots of green. Rectangular with triangular pediment on top and small pyramids on top of both sides. Carved design of leaves and teardrop shaped pattern. Inside is cabinet card photograph of William T. Williams as a middle aged man, receeding hairline and large mustache. Labeled on back "W.T. Williams / Uncle Bill". Photograph taken by E.E. Reynolds of Fair Haven, Vermont. Glass over image. Seperate piece of slate behind image, held in with brass pieces. Two holes drilled into frame in top back and one on bottom, probably for hanging hardware. The frame was made by workmen from the Eureka Quarry in North Poultney, Vermont for William Williams, supervisor of the quarry.
Height (inches) 15.5
Width (inches) 11.5
Depth (inches) 1
Related People Williams, William T.
Credit line Gift of Edith Temple Jones
Catalog Number 1983.66