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[Miniature Wedding Album of General Tom Thumb and Lavinia Warren]

Photography Studio:
Mathew B. Brady (American, born Ireland, 1823?–1896 New York)
Person in Photograph:
General Tom Thumb (American, 1838–1883)
Person in Photograph:
Lavinia Warren (American, 1841–1919)
Date:
ca. 1863
Medium:
Albumen silver prints, brass
Dimensions:
Overall: 1 1/16 × 13/16 × 3/8 in. (2.7 × 2 × 1 cm) Images: 7/8 × 13/16 in. (2.3 × 2 cm), each
Classifications:
Albums, Jewelry
Credit Line:
Joyce F. Menschel Photography Library Fund, 1999
Accession Number:
1999.89
Not on view
Ilse–Neuman, Ursula. Multiple Exposures: Jewelry and Photography. New York: Museum of Arts and Design, 2014. p. 36, fig. 3.



Photographic locket depicting the marriage of General Tom Thumb (Charles Stratton) and Lavinia Warren, 1863. Twelve albumen photographs presented in six accordion-hinged frames, folding concertina-style into a suitcase-shaped brass pendant with "Somebody's Luggage" engraved on the outside.
Another example of this album was acquired in 2014 by the New York Public Library Photography Collection.
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