1875 -1884 Calligraphic Hand-Written Album of Sentiment and Friendship of Lotta A. Smith Including Artwork, Poetry and Expressive Sentiment. Americana - 19th Century - Friendship Sentiment Album - Calligraphy.
1875 -1884 Calligraphic Hand-Written Album of Sentiment and Friendship of Lotta A. Smith Including Artwork, Poetry and Expressive Sentiment
1875 -1884 Calligraphic Hand-Written Album of Sentiment and Friendship of Lotta A. Smith Including Artwork, Poetry and Expressive Sentiment
1875 -1884 Calligraphic Hand-Written Album of Sentiment and Friendship of Lotta A. Smith Including Artwork, Poetry and Expressive Sentiment
1875 -1884 Calligraphic Hand-Written Album of Sentiment and Friendship of Lotta A. Smith Including Artwork, Poetry and Expressive Sentiment
1875 -1884 Calligraphic Hand-Written Album of Sentiment and Friendship of Lotta A. Smith Including Artwork, Poetry and Expressive Sentiment
1875 -1884 Calligraphic Hand-Written Album of Sentiment and Friendship of Lotta A. Smith Including Artwork, Poetry and Expressive Sentiment
1875 -1884 Calligraphic Hand-Written Album of Sentiment and Friendship of Lotta A. Smith Including Artwork, Poetry and Expressive Sentiment
1875 -1884 Calligraphic Hand-Written Album of Sentiment and Friendship of Lotta A. Smith Including Artwork, Poetry and Expressive Sentiment
1875 -1884 Calligraphic Hand-Written Album of Sentiment and Friendship of Lotta A. Smith Including Artwork, Poetry and Expressive Sentiment
1875 -1884 Calligraphic Hand-Written Album of Sentiment and Friendship of Lotta A. Smith Including Artwork, Poetry and Expressive Sentiment

1875 -1884 Calligraphic Hand-Written Album of Sentiment and Friendship of Lotta A. Smith Including Artwork, Poetry and Expressive Sentiment

Connecticut: Not Published, 1875. Manuscript. Leather. Good. Item #027526

A handwritten poetic sentiment friendship book, with entries dated 1875-1888; owner name of Lotta A. Smith dated July 1875 on the title page. There are over 85 pages; (5) pages having original art; another page with a bar of music; the balance with handwritten sentiment, poetry and various well-wishes. Female and male contributors from Maryland, Ohio, Iowa, Washington DC, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Massachusetts, New Jersey, California, Illinois, Michigan; New York; most are from Connecticut locations: Waterbury, New Haven, Hartford and others. Some of these friends are school-companions, with mention of Yale & St. Margaret's; also, fellow travelers - met in Germany and on board the Steamer Gellert to Hamburg; a Paris France a writer hails from the Dutch West Indies. Several entries mention specific memories of companionable instance in these lives. The art including a very skillfully-accomplished floral bouquet watercolor with accents in gold ink dated 1880 Heilbronn Germany. Volume approx. 4 1/4" x 6 7/8" size; bound in black leather, top cover with elaborately and decoratively gilt title. Binding very worn & rubbed, spine covering gone, boards loose on the binding tapes; a few leaves detached. Contents clean and in very good condition.

Price: $65.00