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'A Calendar of Stray Thoughts,' ca. 1900

Contributed by Maine Historical Society

Horace W. Shaylor of Portland illustrated this booklet of mottoes and quotations.

The booklet was to be issued in a series, one for each month of the year. It has a blank page opposite the illustrated date page.

This booklet is for January; it has 30 illustrated pages. The booklets cost 50 cents a copy, or three for a dollar.

Shaylor (1845-1925) created a system of handwriting and was an artist.

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  • Title: 'A Calendar of Stray Thoughts,' ca. 1900
  • Creator: Shaylor, Horace W.
  • Creation Date: circa 1900
  • Subject Date: circa 1900
  • Media: ink on paper
  • Dimensions: 20.5 cm x 16 cm x 0.5 cm
  • Local Code: Coll. 2538, Box 1/7
  • Collection: Shaylor family collection
  • Object Type: Text and Image

For more information about this item, contact:

Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x219

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Book illustrations


Shaylor, Horace W.

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Motto and Quotation Books

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