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American School (19th century), "Mourning Picture: Tomb of Alexander Hamilton," ca. 1804. Watercolor on paper, with embroidery. Photographed in April 1951 on the art market in New York City. The Frick Collection / Frick Art Reference Library Photoarchive. #fricklibrary #memorials #FolkArt #textiles #embroidery #foundingfathers #lostlovedone

A quietly dignified memorial ring, dated 1796, commemorating the death of Captain George Hamilton Montgomery of the 14th Light Dragoons, at the age of 23 in Martinique.

The reverse of the locket , showing what is thought to have been Emma Hamilton’s auburn hair. When it sold the piece achieved the amazing figure of £44,000.