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Album of hand copied poetry

MS004.018 (RS184191)

Description

Frontispiece is marked "Album" with an engraving picturing two young girls exhanging flowers and entitled "The Flowers", published by J.C. Riker, NY. It contains, in scattered order, several elegiac poems and musings by various authors on the subject of friendship and death. These entries, evidently copied from otyher sources, are dated between 1838 and 1841 and are written in ink in fine handwriting. The album also contains pressed flowers. Front and back covers are loose.

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Details

Collection Name
Scrapbooks collection
Collection Code
MS004
Acquisition Type
Library & Archives Accession
Date of Acquisition
2001
Physical Description
Bound album; 6 x 7 3/4 inches
Collection Type
Manuscripts
Description Level
Item
Credit Line
Received from Gregory Smart, 2001
GUSN
283290
Reference Code
MS004.018

Record details

Descriptive Terms
poetry
Material Type
scrapbooks
Location Note
HGO-01-001-O-C-407

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