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  • We acquired this object.

1902

  • Work on this object ended.

2022

Guestbook, Ringwood Manor, Vol. 3

This is a Guestbook.

This object is not part of the Cooper Hewitt's permanent collection. It was able to spend time at the museum on loan from Smithsonian Libraries and Archives as part of Sarah & Eleanor Hewitt: Designing a Modern Museum.

It is dated 1891–1902. Its medium is facsimile. It is a part of the department.

Four volumes of guestbooks, dating from 1884 to 1932, document the lively activities at Ringwood Manor. Full of signatures, messages, poetry, and colorful artwork, the pages reveal the humorous personalities of guests. Caroline King Duer—poet, editor for the fashion magazine Vogue, and friend of Sarah and Eleanor—made numerous contributions to the guestbooks, including this amusing illustration.

It is credited Smithsonian Libraries and Archives, F142.P2 R564.

Its dimensions are

H x W (Estimate (Closed)): 40 × 25.4 cm (15 3/4 in. × 10 in.)

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