Gold, hair, photograph; paper, textile
Case: 3 1/16 x 2 x 3/4 in. (7.8 x 5.1 x 1.9 cm)
Overall (Locket): 1 1/8 x 3/4 x 1/4 in. (2.9 x 1.9 x 0.6 cm)
engraved: on obverse of locket: "S.J.R."
stamped: under case lid: "CURLEY / JEWELER / 367 SO. ORANGE AVE., NEWARK, N.J. / 571 SO. ORANGE AVE., E. ORANGE, N.J."
Commemorative locket in the form of a prayer book; obverse engraved with "S.J.R." inside shield shape; reverse engraved with a cross; daguerreotype photograph of David Reese Griffith in 1 interior compartment; other compartment contains braided hair of 4 relatives; hinged gold clasp; yellow jewelry box lined with black velvet and cream satin; stamped with maker's name (may not be original case).
Gift of Dr. Frederic Griffith
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.