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George K. Warren 
Yearbook Cover 
1859 
  
Album cover 
13 x 11 ins 
  
Smithsonian Books 
Courtesy of Smithsonian Books. 
  
 
LL/44455 
  
Owners of early yearbooks, like this one belonging to George Washington McNeel, assembled the books and had them bound by professional bookbinders. Each owner decided which designs and patterns would emblazon the covers and whether elegant touches like gilding were within budget.
 
This photograph is included in Shannon Thomas Perich The Changing Face of Portrait Photography: From Daguerreotype to Digital (Washington, DC: National Museum of American History, 2011) 
 

 
  
 
  
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