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Parkdale-Maplewood Community Museum

Album, Autograph


Accession number: 2007.026
Category: Memorabilia
Date: 1903 – 1905
Materials: ivory
Measurements: 5.7 cm L x 9.2 cm W x 0.06 cm H
Culture: Canadian
Narrative: Clara Milbury, Newburne was the great-grandmother of the donor. Clara married Owen Foster of Maplewood. Autograph books were used by friends and family to write poems or best wishes to the owner of the book. There were often cherished keepsakes.
Description: Ivory cover with 2 metal (Brass) end designs and one in the middle. Pages have small blue squares. Poems are written in hand writing inside. Back is plain.