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Scrapbook of clipped engravings

MS004.022 (RS184188)

Description

This scrapbook, missing both its covers, contains mostly pasted-in enravings clipped from early magazines depicting a variety of images of people, animals, and dramatic scenes such as shipwrecks and Indian attacks. Other clippings depict sentimental images of children and pets, a country fair, and other pastoral scenes. Engraved portraits of William Penn, Fennimore Cooper and Oliver Hazard Perry are included as are several pages of fashions from Godey's Ladies Books. Scenes of foreign landmarks and events also appear. One page carries the date 1856.

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Details

Collection Name
Scrapbooks collection
Collection Code
MS004
Physical Description
Unbound scrapbook pages; 8 x 13 inches
Collection Type
Manuscripts
Description Level
Item
GUSN
283296
Reference Code
MS004.022

Record details

Material Type
scrapbooks
Location Note
HGO-01-011-O-C-407

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