Nineteenth-century British scrapbook of greeting cards


Creator: Creator unknown
Date(s): 1872-1879
Call Number: MSS 0093, Item 0031
Language: Materials entirely in English.
Abstract: This nineteenth-century British scrapbook of greeting cards bears a red leather cover embossed with black design and lettering, titled "ALBUM." The scrapbook album features Christmas, New Years, Easter, and Valentine greeting cards with most captioned with the year and name of the friend or relative who sent the card. There are some die-cut color images of flowers, children, and ladies. One series of nine collectible scraps illustrates "Snow White" and each of the scenes bears a narrative caption.
Physical Description: 1 volume (circa 50 pages) 33 cm
Source: Unknown.
Processing: Processed by Jennifer M. Nichols and Tim Pouch, November 2012. Encoded by Caitlin Farthing, February 2013 Finding aid prepared using Describing Archives: A Content Standard