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Creator:Creator unknown
Title:Arbres de l’Amérique sketchbook
Date(s):1850
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0187
Abstract:This volume, entitled “Arbres de l’Amérique,” consists of 157 original pencil drawings (exact copies reduced to one third of the originals) of engraving taken from paintings by P.J. Redouté and[...] Pancrace Bessa done for Francois-Andre Michaux’s North American Sylva, Paris, 1817-1819.
Subjects:Botanical illustration | Trees--North America | Papermakers
Creator:Creator unknown
Title:The Centennial scrap book
Date(s):1876
Call No:MSS 0093, Item 0042
Abstract:This late nineteenth-century American scrapbook bears the title "The Centennial Scrap Book" and its contents suggest that it may have been made by an adolescent female: scraps and images depict[...] courtship, infants, fashionable ladies, flowers, and religious sentiments. The album features a series of Centennial exhibition cards that show the buildings in Fairmount Park, Philadelphia, that were constructed for the Centennial International Exhibition of 1876. The album also includes prayer cards; die-cut images of flowers, fruit, birds, children, and fashionable ladies; and two fine examples of original artwork.
Subjects:Exhibitions--United States--History--19th century | Botanical illustration | Scrapbooks--United States--19th century
Creator:Creator unknown
Title:Nineteenth-century collecting card album
Date(s):1850-1899
Call No:MSS 0093, Item 0085
Abstract:This nineteenth-century album contains approximately 154 illustrated collecting cards depicting various human-built or natural landscapes, places, activities, and wildlife. Many, if not all, of these collecting cards were part[...] of sets produced by Louis Prang & Co. of Boston, Massachussetts.
Subjects:Scrapbooks--History--19th century | Botanical illustration | Outdoor recreation | Central Park (New York, N.Y.)