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Hair, Lock of

Description

Lock of blonde hair cut from the head of Letizia Bonaparte (1750-1836), also known as Madame Mère, after her death. The hair is sewn into a muslin packet contained in an envelope dated "April 4, 1879."

Creator

unknown

Date

1879

Materials

Hair, cotton

Resource ID

11982

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Charles J. Bonaparte

Digital Publisher

Digital resource provided by the Maryland Center for History and Culture

Rights

This digital image is made available here for private study, scholarship, and research. Commercial and other uses are prohibited without the permission of the Maryland Center for History and Culture. For more information, visit the MCHC’s Reproductions and Permissions web page.