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Frontispiece, from Ladies Almanack, page 2 (matted; ink), circa 1928

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Summary:Frontispiece from the Ladies Almanack by Djuna Barnes, page 2 (matted; ink), circa 1928. Frontispiece caption: "Now as a Wonder Wonder, Dame Musset was perhaps at her very best when, carrying a pole and muff and sporting an endearing tippet, she stepped out upon that excedin [sic] thin ice to which it has please God, more and more to call frail Woman, there so conducting herself that none were put to the chagrin of sinking for the third time!"
Creator:Barnes, Djuna
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Temporal subject: 1921-1930
Topical subjects: Barnes, Djuna. Ladies almanack -- Illustrations
Genre:Ink drawings
ArchivesUM location:Djuna Barnes papers
  • series 8
  • item 3.11
Repository:Literary Manuscripts
Browse terms:Literature, Print Culture
Fine Arts
Copyright holder:Authors League Fund
Collection:Digital Collections
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