19th century Scrap Album, over 80 pages, Xmas cards, hand-coloured engravings
19th century album with several embossed Christmas cards, large number of engravings, mainly topographical, some humorous, some coloured by hand, a couple of pencil sketches including one of Byron's daughter Ada (Lovelace), calligraphic pieces including Invitation to Contributors and diagram of Contents of a Lady's Dressing Case in which the flaps open to reveal moralistic content, as Lip Salve - Truth, White Paint - Innocence etc. Over 80 pages of scraps etc. Mid-nineteenth century album with coloured pages and some very attractive contents, but both boards and a couple of pages loose, leather spine torn.
No clue as to identity of owner. The item "19th century Scrap Album, over 80 pages, Xmas cards, hand-coloured engravings" is in sale since Wednesday, April 10, 2019. This item is in the category "Collectables\Paper & Ephemera\Scrapbooks\Antique (Pre-1920)".
The seller is "guizer" and is located in Wallingford, Oxfordshire. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Era: Pre-1900
- Type: Albums