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Autograph album - Julia C. Bell Kennett Square, PA , 1850 - 1860

 Item
Identifier: BV 5

Dates

  • 1850 - 1860

Extent

1 Volumes

Language

English

General

21.5 x 17.5 cm. MS contents: Inscriptions. Description: Album contains a mix of verse and sentiments. All entries are signed and most are dated. First page contains calligraphic signature of album owner, "Julia C. Bell/ Kennett Square/ Chester County Penna." Many of the entries labeled with nearby locations.Probably a Quaker owner: "thee" and "thine" are prevalent. Hartford: Silas Andrus & Son. Blank book. Publisher's binding. Embossed and partly gilt cloth binding. Spine: 'Album'. Title page: 'Ladies Album'. Five print scenes, including travel and the Bible. Condition: Foxed, cover dirty. One pinked stub, apparently of a removed page.

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