Nineteenth-century children's scrap album with photograph of two boys


Creator: Creator unknown
Date(s): circa 1875-1885
Call Number: MSS 0093, Item 0032
Language: Materials entirely in English.
Abstract: This nineteenth-century children's scrapbook bears the title "ALBUM" in blue letters with additional black and gold stamping on the maroon cloth cover. The scrapbook, which is completely filled with carefully placed images throughout, features collectible, die-cut, color scraps from sets of flowers, cats, dogs, birds, butterflies, insects, reptiles, children, cherubs, cartoonish faces, comic figures, and fashionable women and characters in ethnic dress. The album also includes holiday greeting cards and one photograph of two boys on a page about eight leaves from the back of the volume.
Physical Description: 1 volume (approximately 25 pages) 28 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
Alternative Format: A digitized copy of the scrapbook is available at the University of Delaware Digital Institutional Repository .