The Jenny Lind album : a friendship album from Mary Ann De Souza to Esther Bolster


Creator: De Souza, Mary Ann, active 1858
Date(s): 1858
Call Number: MSS 0093, Item 0045
Language: Materials entirely in English.
Abstract: This "Jenny Lind Album" was published as a blank book with engraved illustrations and filled as a friendship album for Esther Bolster by her devoted friend, Mary Ann De Souza in 1858. The album contains original poetry, humorous anecdotes cut from magazines, hand-cut color images of flowers, embossed silver and gold gilt scraps, embossed and colorized foil scraps, and chromatic images of ladies in period fashions. Original verse in the albums includes sentimental themes of Jenny Lind, making albums, beauty, and friendship.
Physical Description: 1 volume (approximately 100 pages) illustrations 24 cm
Source: Unknown.
Processing: Processed by Tim Pouch, March 2013. Encoded by Caitlin Farthing, April 2013. Finding aid prepared using Describing Archives: A Content Standard