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Gold brooch in the shape of a spray of wild roses, by Hunt and Roskell

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An image of Jewellery. Brooch. Hunt and Roskell, London. Gold, cast and chased in the shape of a spray of wild roses; detachable brooch-pin-fastening (A) screwed onto the back. Accompanied by a two-pronged pin (B) which converts the brooch into a hair ornament when screwed into the back in place of the pin-fastening. In rectangular maroon velvet case (C), the lid of which is lined with white silk and stamped in gold with the maker's name and address. The hair pin lies in a separate compartment in the base of the case. Height, brooch, 9.0 cm, width, brooch, 7.0 cm, length, pin, 12.1 cm, circa 1850. Acquisition Credit: Given by Mrs J. Hull Grundy.

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Jewellery. Brooch. Hunt and Roskell, London. Gold, cast and chased in the shape of a spray of wild roses; detachable brooch-pin-fastening (A) screwed onto the back. Accompanied by a two-pronged pin (B) which converts the brooch into a hair ornament when screwed into the back in place of the pin-fastening. In rectangular maroon velvet case (C), the lid of which is lined with white silk and stamped in gold with the maker's name and address. The hair pin lies in a separate compartment in the base of the case. Height, brooch, 9.0 cm, width, brooch, 7.0 cm, length, pin, 12.1 cm, circa 1850. Acquisition Credit: Given by Mrs J. Hull Grundy.

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  • Accession Number: M.55 & A & B & C-1982
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/22.0
  • Focal length: 120
  • Camera: Hasselblad H3DII-31
  • Photographer name: Amy Jugg
  • Image height: 1025 pixels
  • Image width: 887 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.4 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 581.04kB
  • Exposure time: 1/60
  • ISO Speed: 200
  • Fnumber: 22/1

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19th Century _WF_Grundy British brooch cast chased Fitz_AA floral flowers gold hair hair ornament Hunt and Roskell jewellery jewellery pin pin roses Victorian wild rose wild roses

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