France, 1908-1913. Large album of press cuttings which announce, describe, mention, or review the painted works of Miss Julia Beatrice How who exhibited widely in France, and occasionally in England and America. Most pasted to a memorandum leaf purpose-made for providing provenance of the accompanying cutting, printed by various newspapers, and completed in manuscript. Also includes 1 manuscript letter to Miss How from Richard Cantinelli, head librarian for the City of Lyon, tipped into the volume. Together with Miss How's calling cards and 1 contemporary photograph of one of her paintings. Contains approximately 410 cuttings which include a scant few illustrations, mounted onto heavy cardstock leaves, plus 8 additional cuttings loosely placed within the volume. Most text is in French; a few entries are in English, and at least two in German. Folio. Half black calf over black cloth, gilt ruled front and spine. Album measures approximately 29 x 35,5 x 4 cm.
Author Julia Beatrice How
Condition Some wear to boards, otherwise in Very Good Condition, an impressive collection.