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blue velvet-covered family photo album
  • United States
  • blue velvet-covered family photo album, 1890s–1920s
  • Where object was made: Fredonia, Kansas, United States
  • velvet, metal, brocading, mixed media, photograph, paperboard
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 27 x 21.5 x 7.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 10 5/8 x 8 7/16 x 2 15/16 in
  • Gift of Christopher Bunn, Class of 2002
  • Not on display
  • S2002.001.01-3
Label Text

Purchased from an auction of Floyd and Winifred Squire in 1993, Fredonia, Kansas. Family photo album from late 19th century/ early 20th century. Forty-five photographs. Some sitters are identified. Eighteen pages with wood grain pattern printed on them. Light blue velvet cover with metal ornamentation. Three loose photographs are in the front.