Scrap Album for Selina Lawrence, 1873-1875, possibly England
cover wear, back strip detaching, foxing. Stamped leather cover with decorative edges and "Scrap Album" on cover.Front end paper has an ex-libris Prize award for Miss S. Lawrence for Improvement in Drawing dated July 25, 1873. The first page has the name Selina and 1873 created with drawn flowers. The next is an acrostic poem by Charles Steele or Sheele. The rest of the book contains drawings and sketches by various people. All are dated 1873 or 1875 except one unfinished sketch dated 1897. There is one photograph of a house by a hill. Most pages are unused. An envelope addressed to Miss Selina Leonard Clifton Bristol is tucked in the back. It contains a photograph of a young man dated October 1873 . The postmark is stamped Sheffield.9 1/2" x 7 1/2
(Inventory #: 24020110)
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