Title Page Vignette to Volume 2 of the [1902] Home Book Co. Reprint, Version 2 Depicting a Woman Gathering Flowers

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“Title Page Vignette to Volume 2 of the [1902] Home Book Co. Reprint, Version 2 Depicting a Woman Gathering Flowers,” Wide, Wide World Digital Edition, accessed December 5, 2020, https://widewideworlddigitaledition.siue.edu/items/show/2112.

Description

This dark green and white vignette is from the second volume of the 1902 Home Book Co. Reprint. This depicts a woman gathering flower, dressed in a white Roman-esque stola, carrying a bouqet of wildflowers in one hand, and picking more flowers with her other. Hair is pulled bakc, but is worn down. Behind her is a darker background of trees and wild grass. She is framed by a Roman styled border, laurel leaves and filigre surrounding the bottom, and festooned banner surrounding the books title, author and edition information in red script above her head. The publisher information below her in black script, surrounded by filigree.

Subjects

Woman Gathering Flowers

Date

1902

Source

Susan Warner. The Wide, Wide World. Reprint, 2 vols. New York: Home Book Co., [1902]

Publisher

The Wide, Wide World Digital Edition
Home Book

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IsPartOf 69CIA

Identifier

69CIA_16