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"The Wedding Ring" - Miniature book bound in gilt-stamped red pebbled cover. Front cover has title, acorns, a single dove, single flower baskets, and floral bands, all in gilt border. Spine has gilt-stamped lyre. Back pressed with c-scrolls and leaves with central flower. Ninety-six pages.

Details

Maker
Buffum, J. (Publisher)
Date
C. Mid 19th Century
Inscriptions
"Hattie A. Brown / presented by her / Aunt Carrie" (handwritten)
"BOSTON: PUBLISHED BY J. BUFFUM, / 11 CORNHILL" (printed)
"Entered according to an act of Congress, by / J. BUFFUM, / In the Clerk's office of the District Court of / Massachusetts." (printed)
"Stereotyped by / HOBART & ROBBINS, BOSTON" (printed)
Material
bindings (gathered matter components)
gilding
paper (fiber product)
printing (process)
stamping (marking)
Object type
Documentary Artifact
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
acorn
bindings (gathered matter components)
Book
books
C-scrolls
childhood
flower (plant material)
flower baskets
gilding
paper (fiber product)
printing (process)
stamping (marking)
weddings
Dimensions
3 1/8 x 2 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1993.742
Credit Line
Bequest of Eleanor Fayerweather
GUSN
175646

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