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Place of creation
No place, unknown, or undetermined
Image: 5.000 x 5.900 cm (oval, sight)
Locket / case: 5.500 x 7.600 x 1.000 cm
Inventory no.: min011
Scope and content
Mounted in copper locket, verso of locket copper locket under crystal, verso centre oval crystal window over brown plaited hair, centre small white copper edged plaque with monogram CDC; Col. William Claus (1765-1826); there is an inscription on the backing paper that can be seen from the front, the writing is illegible; typewritten note that came with the miniature states that he was: Son of Daniel and Ann Claus and grandson of Sir William Johnson, taken when he was 27 years old.
Accession no. Series A, no. 10.
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Copy negative C-083515
MIN-011 Item no. assigned by LAC 5
1989-407 X DAP
Credit: Library and Archives Canada, Acc. No. 1989-407-5
Artist: Plimer, Andrew, 1763-1837.
Inscription: Inscribed in brushpoint and black/dark brown paint, verso of locket on small white oval plaque: CDC
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