[HNW] whatever happened to this project?

Laren laren at webcon.net.au
Sun Jun 24 04:45:32 PDT 2007


At 07:09 AM 22/06/2007, you wrote:
>Quoting Kathryn Newell <cknewell at earthlink.net>:
>
> > Some years back I was on Compuserve. Someone in the History Forum (section
> > on costume and needlework) mentioned a very exciting project. It was
> > concerning a copy some institution had of a Thomas Trevelyn OR a John
> > Overton book of needlework designs. I'm not sure if it was an original 16th
> > or early 17th century book, or if someone was working from a Victorian
> > facsimile. After all, I have personal knowledge of some older 
> book reprinted
> > from supposedly original plates done in the 1870's and 1880s.
> >
> > I think the book was being restored, and modern facsimiles were being
> > thought of once the book was restored. This is all I can remember.
> >
> > IIRC, this was being done in the Virginia/DC/Maryland  area.
> >
> > Can anyone else remember this project? I swear I'm not making 
> this up - it's
> > been about 10 years, though!
> >
>
>It was being done through the Folger Museum in DC -- and it's *very*
>expensive at 750.00
>
>http://www.folger.edu/store/site/product.cfm?id=C1199FA5-3473-0E4E-CE3B1878F82BB200
>or
>http://tinyurl.com/2zp4c7
>
>I wants one.  Somebody I "know" has one -- can't remember if it's Lynn
>Skinner of Jane of Stockton.
>
>susan/ jerusha

Jerusha,

As much as I'd like one, I don't! What I do have is access to one at 
the library at work. It's been ordered but hasn't arrived yet.

Cheers,
Jane


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