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Name Lyon, Caleb
Born Dec. 7, 1822
Place of Birth Lyonsdale, NY
Died Sept. 8, 1875
Place of Death Staten Island, NY

Associated Records

Image of Cap -

Cap -

Woman's cap of sheer ivory cotton gauze. Gathered crown with embroidered fleur-de-lis pattern. Embroidered circles and flowers on brim. Ruffle around entire edge; brim trimmed with narrow band of lace. Two net ties. (Keywords: Fashion, Accessory, Bonnet, Hat, New York)

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Fan -

Brise fan. White painted wood sticks are joined near the top by a white silk ribbon. Sticks are decorated on front with a chromolithographed view of the 1867 Paris Exposition. Riveted at bottom. Made in France. (Keywords: Fashion, Accessory, Commemorative, European)

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Chair -

Upholstered armchair, with diamond-patterned green and beige fabric on the seat, back, and arms. The front legs are carved with a leaf pattern, and all four legs are on casters. The crest rail has a raised carved shield with stars and stripes, flanked by carved leaves, acorns, and berries. (Keywords: Congress, Politicians, Victorian)