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Forget me not album

 Unprocessed Material
Identifier: ViU-2020-0076

Content Description

This collection consists of a commonplace book featuring quotes and sayings from newspaper and magazine clippings from a variety of authors like Shakespeare, Goethe, Longfellow, Elliot, Byron, etc. Most are organized so quotes from the same author are grouped on the same page. Also included are excerpts of poems handwritten into the album. There are six black and white engravings and have the following titles 'Moonlight', 'Sketching from Nature', The Dukes Daughter', 'Mariana', and 'The Wife'. The cover has a hand painted floral design with nacre inlay and a gilded decorative border.

Acquisition Type

Purchase

Provenance

Purchased, 1 January 2020.

Restrictions Apply

No

Access Restrictions

Collection open for research.

Use Restrictions

Handle gently; cover detached from binding.

Dates

  • Creation: c.1852

Extent

0.03 Cubic Feet (1 letter album)

Inventory

1 album