Early Collectors and Donors: Alfred Winslow (Fred) Hosmer’s Thoreau Collection

13.  Alfred Winslow Hosmer.  Photograph of Thoreau’s flute, spyglass, and bird book, [189-]. 


Thoreau's flute ...


Image from albumen print in Alfred W. Hosmer’s Grangerized (extra-illustrated) copy of the 1896 second edition of H. S. Salt’s Life of Henry David Thoreau.  Additions of material to Salt as printed were made between 1896 and 1903.  Original Grangerized Salt from Alfred W. Hosmer’s Thoreau library (part of the CFPL Vault Collection).  Gift of Herbert Buttrick Hosmer, 1949.


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