One of the Notebooks of Frederick Carder.
Black cover with gold edging and marbled endpapers. Only 23 leaves have been used. Title page includes sketches of 3 heads (1 woman, 2 men) from the back left side and very faint beginnings of sketches of 3 others.
Diary describing Carder's trip, with entries dated between August 22-31. Includes his impressions on the city, its architecture and art.
Mentions cameo glass in the Louvre (leaf 5-6); cameo glass by Gallé and Leveilli? and glass vases by Roepping at Luxembourg Palace (leaves 9-10); pâte de verre by Henri Cros (leaf 12); Tiffany favrile glass (leaf 12-13); pyrometric cones by Seger (leaf 16); Venetian and German glass in the Musée de Cluny (leaf 17); impressions of French glassware seen in shops (leaf 19-20).
Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging in August 2010.