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Rachel Cardozo's calling card case
American coin silver calling-card case likely made by Leonard & Wilson of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and engraved with the name "Rachel" (for Rachel Cardozo). The case has a hinged lid and white silk lining. The cast and engraved designs include a front view of Trinity Church (New York City) on the front surrounded by dense foliage and Washington's Tomb (Mount Vernon, constructed 1831) on the back surrounded by leaves and trees.
Content Category: artifacts
3 1/2 inches height
2 3/8 inches width
1/4 inch depth
Owned/used by: Cardozo, Rachel
Used in: Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, United States
New York, New York, United States
Manners & Customs. Social Interaction
Creation: Approximately 1850 - Not later than 1865 (Rachel Cardozo's daughter, who donated this object to the Minnesota Historical Society, indicated that the case case may have been associated with Rachel's wedding in 1850.)
|Holding Type||3D Objects|
8030.6.1 (Accession Number)