Fred's nineteenth-century British album of scraps and greeting cards


Creator: Creator unknown
Date(s): approximately 1875-1885
Call Number: MSS 0093, Item 0039
Language: Materials entirely in English.
Abstract: This nineteenth-century scrap album, apparently compiled by a British child named "Fred," contains colorful scraps of animals, children, British sailors in uniform, rowers, flowers, birds, and other decorative items. There are also a number of small printed images, Bible verses, and Christmas, New Year's, Easter, and birthday greeting cards. The cover of this album is embossed black and gold on red cloth in a Japonesque design of the Aesthetic Movement.
Physical Description: 1 volume (circa 30 pages) 31 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