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Autograph album - Cornelia L. Allen , 1859 - 1870, bulk: 1859 - 1861

Identifier: BV 1


  • 1859 - 1870
  • Majority of material found within 1859 - 1861


1 Volumes




20 x 13.5 cm. MS contents: Inscriptions, photographs, one pencil and chalk drawing, drawn "calling cards", and pressed plant material. Description: Album with a mix of sentiments and signatures. Most entries are dated 1859; a few 1860 or 1861; two 1870. First inscribed page reads, "Cornie L. Allen. With the love of a friend." Most writers address the owner of the album as "Cornie." Inscriptions in English and French. One page of pressed, dried ferns were apparently arranged to spell out a word, not deciphered. Publisher: Alfred Smith. Blank autograph book. Publisher's binding. Embossed red leather, partly gilt on the front cover. Front cover and spine: 'Autographs'. One partly detached bifolio. Cover battered.

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