Miniature Book - "THE GOLDEN VASE: MINIATURE GIFT"

Collection Type

  • Books and Periodicals

Date

1851

GUSN

GUSN-179677

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

Descriptive Terms

books
miniatures (paintings)
pasteboard (paper)
gilding
stamping (marking)
scrolling foliage
Book

Inscription

"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)

Maker

Buffum, J. (Publisher)

Object Type

Documentary Artifact

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Bequest of Eleanor Fayerweather

Accession Number

1993.739