This little Brass Frame originally held a thermometer. Measures approximately 5 1/4" high X 3 1/2" wide at the bottom. The narrow rectangular area for the photo measures approximately 1" X 4 1/16". Made of Brass, the stamped brass decoration along the top and sides, and also on the bottom with scroll-work flowers, a rose and leaf designs. There is a cartouche in the center of the bottom decoration. The Frame has its original brass back and wire easel. Marked on the back "PAT. JAN. 16, 1900 and JUNE 11, 1901". Simply push your thumbs on the glass[gently] to release the back and insert your own photo. Great vertical shape!