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Title Troy Area Scrapbook
Dates of Creation 1875
Scope & Content a. Scrapbook with a maroon cover. On the cover is three objects raised from the cover, one is a vase. The vase has flowers drawn on the cover to look like they are coming out of the vase. A vase is on the binding with leaves coming out of it. The back has a foliage border. It contains early trade-cards (e.g. A and P), holiday cards, decals of people, and race horse cards. Most of the trade cards are from Troy, NY , and Hoosick Falls, NY. It was made in 1875 (from small paper found in scrapbook.)
b. New Year's card with two pink roses on the front, made by S. Hildesheimer & Co. It came off of the back of page 3.
c. Front cover of a greeting card, center of the card has large white bird and two green birds on branches. Underneath the picture is "Tri-colour crested cockatoo & love birds." The card came off of the front of page 4.
Credit line Gift of Mrs. Hazel Wilson
Catalog Number 1958.1.1a-c