Miniature Book

Collection Type

  • Toys and games

Date

1875-1899

GUSN

GUSN-73418

Description

Miniature book called "Bijou Picture of Paris," filled with engraved pictures of famous buildings in Paris.\n

Details

Descriptive Terms

books by external form
engraving (printing process)
gilding
leather
paper (fiber product)
Book
Unidentified Paper
Leather
Gilded
Stipple Engraved
Book

Inscription

"BIJOU / PICTURE / OF / PARIS" (stamped)
"Maria P. Codman / from her / Aunt Lizzy" (handwritten)
"BIJOU / PICTURE / OF / PARIS / Rock & Co., London" (printed)

Associated Person

Codman, Maria P.

Associated Building

Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Maker

Rock & Co. (Publisher)

Location of Origin

London, England

Dimensions

1.125 x 1 x 0.25 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.1175