MSS 0093, Item 0044 - British late-Victorian album with "Ally Sloper" characters and other scraps

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University of Delaware Library, Museums and Press
This nineteenth-century children's scrapbook bears the title "ALBUM" in blue letters with additional black and gold stamping on the maroon cloth cover. The scrapbook, which is completely filled with carefully placed images throughout, features collectible, die-cut, color scraps from sets of flowers, cats, dogs, birds, butterflies, insects, reptiles, children, cherubs, cartoonish faces, comic figures, and fashionable women and characters in ethnic dress. The album also includes holiday greeting cards and one photograph of two boys on a page about eight leaves from the back of the volume.
Cartoons (humorous images)., Children--Religious life., Fairy tales., Juvenilia., Nursery rhymes., Paintings (visual works)., Printed ephemera., Comic books, strips, etc--Great Britain., English wit and humor, Pictorial., Scrapbooks--Great Britain--19th century.