Book

Collection Type

  • Books and Periodicals

Date

C. Mid 19th Century

GUSN

GUSN-175646

Description

"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

Descriptive Terms

books
paper (fiber product)
printing (process)
stamping (marking)
gilding
bindings (gathered matter components)
childhood
weddings
flower (plant material)
flower baskets
acorn
C-scrolls
Book

Inscription

"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)

Maker

Buffum, J. (Publisher)

Object Type

Documentary Artifact

Dimensions

3 1/8 x 2 1/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Eleanor Fayerweather

Accession Number

1993.742

Places

Massachusetts (United States)
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)