Scrapbook of clipped engravings

Collection Type

  • Ephemera

Location Note

HGO-01-011-O-C-407

GUSN

GUSN-283296

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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.

Details

Descriptive Terms

scrapbooks

Physical Description

Unbound scrapbook pages; 8 x 13 inches

Collection Code

MS004

Collection Name

Scrapbooks collection

Reference Code

MS004.022

Record Details

Material Type

scrapbooks

Description Level

Item

Location Note

HGO-01-011-O-C-407