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Photograph album presented to John James and Mary Ann Sainsbury on the occasion of their 50th wedding anniversary by their children.

The album is held vertically within a gold-coloured metal frame. The frame is highly decorated with scrolls, vases, ivy, forget-me-nots and flowers. It has four feet at the bottom and a decorative handle at the top.

The leather spine of the album is supported at the base of the frame and the back of the album is fixed in place. A polished tortoiseshell sheet has been attached to the front of the album and gold-coloured metal motifs have been applied to the tortoiseshell, including a central heart design.

The album is viewed by releasing a decorative metal clasp at the top of the front page to allow the leaves to fall forward.

The album contains a handwritten, illustrated dedication and sepia coloured portrait photographs of members of the Sainsbury family.