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Marriage certificate of John Frederick Peto and Christine Pearl Smith, 1889 Jun. 16, from the John Frederick Peto and Peto family papers, circa 1850-1983

Marriage certificate of John Frederick Peto and Christine Pearl Smith, 1889 Jun. 16

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Title: Marriage certificate of John Frederick Peto and Christine Pearl Smith

Date: 1889 Jun. 16

Physical Details: 1 marriage certificate ; 41 x 31 cm.

Description: Engraved certificate is embellished with vignettes depicting a wedding and a man and woman in a boat (captioned "the voyage of life"), as well as an ornate border of flowers, curlicues, doves and angels.

Published by N. Tibbals & Sons, New York, 1874.

Blanks in form are filled in with handwriting indicating the marriage of "John Frederick Peto of Philadelphia" to "Tena Pearl Smith of Marathon" (Ohio), on June 16th, 1889.

Creator: Unidentified

Forms part of: John Frederick Peto and Peto family papers, circa 1850-1983

Rights Statement: U.S. public domain

Citation: Marriage certificate of John Frederick Peto and Christine Pearl Smith, 1889 Jun. 16. John Frederick Peto and Peto family papers, circa 1850-1983. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Digital ID: 6796