Front: Tintype portrait of a young man within copper mat & frame, all within an elaborate incised border. Tintype glued to stone. Both covers polished.
Rear: “Katie” incised in elaborate letters, all within same incised border as on front.
Spine: Four incised ribs.
Foredge: Coved, matte.
Likely a mourning book. Katie’s husband or fiancee? Very skilled carving.
- Dateca. 1900
- MediumMarble, white
- Dimensions (inches)4 3/4 x 3 1/4 x 1 1/16