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Title
Edwin Booth silver locket with portrait of Junius Brutus Booth
Additional title: Locket with portrait of his father worn by Edwin Booth when he performed Hamlet
Names
Booth, Edwin, 1833-1893 (Collector)
Collection

Billy Rose Theatre Division cabinet file

Edwin Booth

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1860 - 1880 (Approximate)
Library locations
Billy Rose Theatre Division
Shelf locator: *T-CAB
Shelf locator: *T-Cabinet (Booth, Edwin. Hamlet locket)
Topics
Booth, Junius Brutus, 1796-1852 -- Portraits
Lockets
Genres
Photographs
artifacts (object genre)
Physical Description
Objects
Extent: 1 item : mixed media: sterling silver, base metal, paste stones, albumen photographic print
Description
Sterling silver locket with paste stones circling an albumen photographic portrait of his father Junius Brutus Booth, worn by Edwin Booth when he performed the title role in William Shakespeare's Hamlet. Locket is suspended from a lengthy and heavy base metal chain.
Type of Resource
Three dimensional object
Still image
Identifiers
NYPL Exhibition ID: LPA 16.503.13
NYPL Exhibition ID: TL 19.02.023
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b21703971
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): c9a9f4f0-c62a-012f-c752-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1833: Creator Born
  • 1860: Created (Approximate)
  • 1893: Creator Died
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2022: Found by you!
  • 2023

MLA Format

Billy Rose Theatre Division, The New York Public Library. "Edwin Booth silver locket with portrait of Junius Brutus Booth" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1860 - 1880. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/9cfa9c08-d878-2c69-e040-e00a18066dea

Chicago/Turabian Format

Billy Rose Theatre Division, The New York Public Library. "Edwin Booth silver locket with portrait of Junius Brutus Booth" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 8, 2022. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/9cfa9c08-d878-2c69-e040-e00a18066dea

APA Format

Billy Rose Theatre Division, The New York Public Library. (1860 - 1880). Edwin Booth silver locket with portrait of Junius Brutus Booth Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/9cfa9c08-d878-2c69-e040-e00a18066dea

Wikipedia Citation

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Edwin Booth silver locket with portrait of Junius Brutus Booth