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Heirloom scarf ring descended through family of Percy Bysshe Shelley [view 1].

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Names
Shelley, Percy Bysshe (1792-1822) (Former owner)
Shelley, Harriet Westbrook (d. 1816) (Former owner)
Collection

Heirloom scarf ring descended through family of Percy Bysshe Shelley.

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1811
Library locations
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle
Shelf locator: *Pforz
Topics
Jewelry -- England
Notes
Content: Oblong gold loop engraved with a floral motif; 3 raised, enameled, gold oval-shaped decorations with inset pearls. Along with a note in the hand of Shelley's great-granddaughter, Lettice Worrall (S'ANA 1070a) : "Old scarf pin / left me by / Auntie [Budrie?] : (Eliza Margaret Esdaile) / Possibly belonged to / Shelley & left / her by her mother / Shelley's daughter / Ianthe."
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
UUID: 1d5ad7f0-c606-012f-1060-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1792: Creator Born
  • 1811: Created
  • 1822: Creator Died
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle, The New York Public Library. "Heirloom scarf ring descended through family of Percy Bysshe Shelley [view 1]." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1811. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/91547316-3afb-c800-e040-e00a1806513c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle, The New York Public Library. "Heirloom scarf ring descended through family of Percy Bysshe Shelley [view 1]." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 6, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/91547316-3afb-c800-e040-e00a1806513c

APA Format

Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle, The New York Public Library. (1811). Heirloom scarf ring descended through family of Percy Bysshe Shelley [view 1]. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/91547316-3afb-c800-e040-e00a1806513c

Wikipedia Citation

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Heirloom scarf ring descended through family of Percy Bysshe Shelley [view 1].