The Friendship Book of Anne Wagner, 1795-1834

I’ve recently discovered the Public Domain Review, a compilation of beautiful and fascinating things in the public domain.

A recent post on their site is about a friendship book, a sort of scrapbook to share with friends, belonging to a girl growing up in the late 18th century. The book is just five inches by three inches, and includes drawings, poems, and collages contributed by her friends.


poem from Felicia

seashell collage

hair ornament

back cover

More ephemera.

~ by lolarusa on February 10, 2016.

One Response to “The Friendship Book of Anne Wagner, 1795-1834”

  1. Such a lovely find!

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