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Blond braided hair oval pin from Martin Missionary Collection

Identifier: 334.2


  • Majority of material found within 1840 - 1900

Biographical / Historical

Hair brooch made from the hair of Carlos Roscoe Martin (1835-1864) and his infant son Lucius Allen Martin (1862-1864), interwoven, who died of cholera on the same day in the Methodist Mission, Fuchau, China. From the Martin Missionary Collection


From the Collection: 1 Box (10 plastic archival boxes) ; 12" x 9" x 3"

Language of Materials


Physical Description

Golden metal pin with blond braided hair encased behind beveled glass.


1.5" h x 1.25" w

Repository Details

Part of the Middlebury College Special Collections & Archives Repository

Middlebury College
Davis Family Library
110 Storrs Avenue
Middlebury Vermont 05753 United States