New York City Handwritten Memory Album 1860s Civil War Soldiers Photos Drawing
New York City Handwritten Memory Album 1860s Civil War Soldiers Photos Drawing. Description: Civil War Era New York City Memory Album. New York: Leavitt and Allen. Large square octavo binding of embossed decorative morocco leather with central gilt circular design titled "Album of Memory", published by Leavitt and Allen, featuring engraved plates and colored paper. The album has 19 pages filled out, mostly to Mary Gethen of New York City, dated 1861-65. Highlights include a dedicatory poem with a detailed calligraphic border, and a full page poem titled "God Save the Union" decorated with American flag clippings, a pen and ink drawing of an eagle, and two tipped in albumen photographs of Civil War soldiers in uniform. Many of the signers were men who likely went off to war shortly afterwards; likely those depicted in the photographs signed the book as well. Spine missing, rubbing to covers. Get images that make Supersized seem small. Tailor your auctions with Auctiva's. The item "New York City Handwritten Memory Album 1860s Civil War Soldiers Photos Drawing" is in sale since Thursday, April 18, 2019.
This item is in the category "Books\Antiquarian & Collectible". The seller is "jarmac17" and is located in Ardsley, New York.
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- Subject: Fraternal, Social Organizations
- Original/Facsimile: Original
- Binding: Leather
- Region: North America
- Year Printed: 1860