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Boy's suit in four parts (worn by Henry Augustus Thompson, 1832–37)

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Coat, trousers, shirt, vest and collar.


15.865-15.874 were worn by Henry Augustus Thompson of Charlestown, Mass. when he was 5 years old, (b. 1832 d. 1837), cousin of Benjamin Thompson, Count Rumford.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Charles E. Cotting

American, 1837

Object Place

Charlestown, Massachusetts, United States


Overall length: approximately 70 cm (27 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

15.865, 870-872

Medium or Technique

Wool broadcloth and linen; plain weave


Textiles and Fashion Arts