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Object name Album, Autograph
Description Autograph book, brown leather cover decorated with Greek "key-like" silver and gold border with floral motif on cover, banner with "Autographs" at center, gold and silver; cover and fly-leaf cloth lined; inscribed in ink, "Presented to Aimee Pereyra by her father, Jacob Pereyra, January 23, 1881." Some blank pages, others contain inked entries of verse or messages dated through 1886, most are marked "Philadelphia." Pages are pale pink, blue, and white; edges are gold and silver gilt; back cover has tooled geometric border and design at center.
Collection National Museum of American Jewish History
Object ID number 1976.1.15
Date January 23, 1881
Place of Origin Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
People Pereyra, Aimee
Pereyra, Jacob
Subjects Sephardic Jewry
Height (inches) 8.5
Width (inches) 0.5