LIVE AND HOPE
Front: High relief of pear with leaves on branch against crosshatched ground. Enclosed in double frame.
Rear: High relief of grape cluster with leaves on branch against crosshatched ground. Double frame.
Spine: “LIVE/AND/HOPE”, angled. Plus “LOVE” and “HOPE” in diamonds at top and bottom.
Carving, lettering, and limestone very similar to Anamosa prison books. Skillful carving.
- Dateca. 1900
- Dimensions (inches)5 9/16 x 3 15/16 x 1 3/16