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Object Name Case, Flatware
Catalog Number 1982.8.4b
Maker C.D. Peacock
Date 1901
Material(s) Leather/Metal/Wood
Dimensions H-1.5 W-2.75 D-4.75 inches
Description This is a case for gold baby spoon (see 1982.8.4a). It is wooden box covered in black and brown leather. The box has a hinged lid with a push button latch at the front that is secured with an internal spring mechanism. The corners of the box are rounded and the lid has a slight domed shape. The name "ELEANOR." is printed in gold at the center on top of the rid. The interior of the box is lined with light gray velvet-like material. The bottom of box is shallow and has a custom rigged shaped support in order to fit a spoon. The lid is deep and padded and has "C.D. PEACOCK, / Chicago." printed in the center.
Notes Used by Eleanor Beckham as an infant in the Old Governor's Mansion. Her father, John Crepps Wickliffe Beckham, became Governor after William Goebel's assassination in 1900. He was elected in his own right in 1903.
Collection Eleanor Beckham Collection
People Peacock, C.D.
Reed & Barton Co.
Beckham, John C.W.
Beckham, Eleanor
Subjects Babies
Cases, Display
Leather goods
Search Terms Governor's Mansion
Frankfort (Ky.)
Chicago (Ill.)
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS