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Whiting and Davis
Purse Purse
1890-1900 1890-1900
 
Whiting and Davis
Purse Purse
1890-1900 1890-1900
mesh, glass, metal mesh, glass, metal
17 cm x 9 cm (height / width); 32 cm (handle length)
Small grey and gold handbag belonged to Alva (Dorcus) Hill (16/8/78-24/10/58) whose Loyalist great, great grandparents came from New Haven, Connecticut where the Rev. Joseph Lounsbury had been Rector of Holy Trinity. The handbag may have blonged to her mother, Adeline Lounsbury Dorcus. Small grey and gold handbag belonged to Alva (Dorcus) Hill (16/8/78-24/10/58) whose Loyalist great, great grandparents came from New Haven, Connecticut where the Rev. Joseph Lounsbury had been Rector of Holy Trinity. The handbag may have blonged to her mother, Adeline Lounsbury Dorcus.
C88-692.2

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