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Object Name Case, Watch
Catalog Number 0985.07.00077b
Description The case is leather and brass with a blue velvet liner. It has an oval stamp that carries the inscription "H.E. NHUUS - London"; "15.5" is written in long hand on the back. A later marking of "10a" in red is also on the case. The case accompanies 0985.7.77a, a pendant watch.
Dimensions H-3.25 W-2.75 L-1.5 inches
Owned Princess Charlotte; Varina Anne Davis (Winnie)
Provenance "Watch that belonged to the Princess Charlotte given Miss Winnie Davis."

Miss. No. 10-A "Watch given by Princess Charlotte of England to the 'Daughter of the Confederacy'."

According to the donor (Mrs. Varina Davis), Princess Charlotte of England gave this pendant watch to Winnie Davis when she was in England. However, it is believed that the Princess Charlotte in question was from Prussia, not England.
People Davis, Varina Anne (Winnie)
Princess Charlotte
Subjects girls
children
gifts