Card case

Object Number: 
1945.185
Date: 
1852-1887
Medium: 
Leather, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 3/8 x 2 7/8 x 1/4 in. ( 11.1 x 7.3 x 0.6 cm )
Marks: 
printed: on front, in gold: "(illeg.)"
Description: 
Leather card case lined with silk, three painted metal ladybugs on the cover near inscription, each side has one inside compartment.
Gallery Label: 
This card case contains a calling card of Jenny Lind (1820-1887), inscribed "Madame Lind Goldschmidt." Lind married Otto Goldschmidt in 1852 after her U.S. tour. Goldschmidt was a talented piano player who had accompanied Lind on her tour.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Leonidas Westervelt
Provenance: 
The Jenny Lind Collection of Leonidas Westervelt
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group