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Christine Best friendship album

 Unprocessed
Identifier: ViU-2017-0214

Content Description

This collection contains a single book with 29 pages of inscriptions, autographs, and verse dated between 1839-1841, from Hudson New York. The first inscription was written by Christine Best, owner of the album, and includes a color illustration and title, "Christine Best's Book Hudson July 22, 1839." Original black leather embossed boards, highly decorated; red leather spine with gilt decoration.

Acquisition Type

Purchase

Provenance

Purchased 27 November 2017.

Restrictions Apply

No

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research.

Dates

  • 1839-1841

Extent

.04 Cubic Feet (1 legal sized folder)

Inventory

1 volume