Almanac



AlmanacHandlettered names of the spring months March April May and June                        each appear in a framed box above a rectangular plate encasing a medallion                        image of the month’s astronomical sign March Ram April Bull May Twins                        June Crab and the names of the week with dates the 4 rectangles are                        bordered with decorative botanical and interlaced friezes and separated by a                        central column of rectangles containing insects flowers and birds The                        bottom corners contain insects left dragonfly right butterfly and the                        bottom central box contains the date 1895 in fancy script The almanac is                        topped with an inhabited initial A with 4 descending swallows followed                        by the title in gothic lettering Almanac The engraver signature Hare                        Sc is in the lower left corner An illegible signature is in the lower                        right corner artist



MLA citation: Hay, Helen. "Almanac." The Evergreen 1 (1895): 3. The Yellow Nineties Online. Ed. Dennis Denisoff and Lorraine Janzen Kooistra. Ryerson University, 2016. Web. [Date of access]. http://1890s.ca/HTML.aspx?s=EGV1_hay_almanac.html