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Autograph Album, with 12 prints of American Scenery, c1882. ..



 
Price: $75.00

Product Code: 24020111

Description
 
An autograph album with twelve scenes, six color and six black and white, from all across North America.  The autographs are dated from 1882, with one from 1883. All locations listed are Boston. Many of the signers are family members identified as cousin, aunt, uncle. A few have even have drawn quaint pictures as well. The twelve scenes are placed throughout the album, each with a caption denoting its location. Some scenes depicted are "Buffalo Hunting on the Prairie", "Lake Michigan", "Mount Washington", "Montmorency Falls, Canada", and "Residence of Washington Irving on the Hudson". The album has a red cover stamped with gold and silver decoration, titled "Scenery Autograph Album".  The edges of the pages are gilded, and the pages themselves are a variety of hues including what appears to be white, yellow, pink and blue. 4 1/4" x 7". There is moderate edge wear on the cover, as well as some missing surface area. The cardboard covers are slightly bowed. There are a minimal amount of marks on the pages, but nothing that impacts the signatures. The scenes are in great condition with no marks. The color of most of the pages have faded faded to an off white, however the blue pages are still clearly visible.