Material: Leatherbound, marbleized end papers, ink, watercolor, textile, pencil
Additional Information: This appears to be a student’s friendship/souvenir book
containing 160+ entries. Pressed flower arrangement, outstanding watercolors, a silk
embroidery, and verse…most dated [1795-1797] and signed noting individual authors
location of home, Amsterdam, Delft, Maastricht and more. The scrip, all handwritten in
Dutch, French, and English…the last pages contain a ledger/index noting pages of entry
and by whom. (incomplete) Columns titled in Italian “Pagina” simply translating to page.
Perhaps an international student’s souvenir book awaiting a new owner’s willingness to
Additional Information: Typical 1860s daybook of a schoolgirl in New Hampshire.
Many local names. B. 1844 Wilton, NH. was 16 when writing the journal. Not a lot of
interest in politics or world events.
Titles include “Johnstown Flood" by Joseph Flynn 1889, "A Package of Old Letters” (aka Rosewood Casket), White and Goulliard 1870, and 32 more lyrics entries. Not all entries were researched, but are assumed to be copied. (Approximately 5.5" by 8.25" lined pages with Mss. Entries; dings, tears, minor smudges, etc.)
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