Ames' Book of Flourishes. 125 Designs by 72 Leading American Penmen.
Calligrapher Daniel T. Ames (American, 19th century), Calligrapher John Seddon (English, 1644–1700), Calligrapher William Milns (English (active in the United States) 1760/61–1801), Calligrapher Eleazar Wigan (English, 17th century), Calligrapher Fielding Schofield (American, 1845–1924), Calligrapher Charles Paxton Zaner (American, 1864–1918), Calligrapher Platt Rogers Spencer (American, 1800–1864), Calligrapher Lyman P. Spencer (American, 1840–1915)
Place of Publication: New York, New York, USA
Overall: 21.5 x 29.8 x 1.2 cm (8 7/16 x 11 3/4 x 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Illustrated book with 70 lithographs
Not On View
(New York: Daniel T. Ames, 1890) Oblong quarto; 72 pp.; original gilt-stamped publisher’s red cloth boards.
Samples of ornamental penmanship, especially birds.
New York: Daniel T. Ames, 1890
F. H. Drake (ornamental ownership inscription, front flyleaf); Charles P. Wood III, South Woodstock, Conn., from whom purchased by MFA, December 13, 1967.
M. and M. Karolik Fund