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Miniature Book - "THE GOLDEN VASE: MINIATURE GIFT"

Description

Miniature book "The Golden Vase"; black covers and binding; gilt stamped scrolled foliate decoration on binding and top cover. Top cover also with gilt stamped flower basket and bird. Pages gilded on edges. Book of "golden rules."

Details

Maker
Buffum, J. (Publisher)
Date
1851
Inscriptions
"GOLDEN VASE" (Foiled)
"Presented / to / Hattie A. Brown / by her father/ Decr. 25, 1853" (handwritten)
"THE / GOLDEN VASE : / MINIATURE GIFT. / BOSTON: / J. BUFFUM, 11 CORNHILL." (printed)
"Entered according to Act of Con-/gress, in the year 1851, By J.M. FLETCHER, / in the Clerk's Office of the District / Court of the District of / New Hampshire." (printed)
Material
gilding
pasteboard (paper)
stamping (marking)
Object type
Documentary Artifact
Descriptive terms
Book
books
gilding
miniatures (paintings)
pasteboard (paper)
scrolling foliage
stamping (marking)
Dimensions
3 1/4 x 2 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1993.739
Credit Line
Bequest of Eleanor Fayerweather
GUSN
179677

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