The Modern Priscilla. July 1909, Volume XXIII, No. 5.

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Original publisher's multicolored wrapper with an illustration by O. T. Jackman of a woman holding a parasol. 10 1/4" x 14." Thirty pages, complete. Many black and white illustrations and advertisements throughout magazine, complete. Back cover has an ad for Mennen's Talcum Powder. Pages are very clean and intact. Five small binding holes on left margin of front cover. The Modern Priscilla is a monthly magazine that was first published in 1887. It absorbed Everyday Housekeeping in 1912 and Home Needlework Magazine in 1917, and the magazine's run ended when it merged with Home Arts Needlecraft Magazine in 1930. Modern Priscilla covers various topics such as sewing and needlework projects, craft ideas, china painting, cooking recipes, home and life advice, the latest fashion trends of the time, and other aspects of domestic living. Fictional short stories are also included. The following are some of the articles and features in this issue: "Dutch Collars" by Gertrude M. Walbran, "Centrepiece and Scarf in Hardanger Embroidery" by E. I. Locke, "The Very Newest Achievement in Irish Crochet" by Lula M. Harvey, "Fashions of Today" by Mrs. Hallam, "Lemonade Pitcher" by Harriet Cushman Wilkie [china painting design], "Summer Stitchery for Table Use" by Catherine Lee Carter, "A Lesson in Millinery" by Mrs. Hallam, "Hostess and Guest" by Marjorie March, "Lace Collar and Jabot" by Eleanor Clarke, "Two Corset Covers" by Ethelyn J. Morris, "A Pretty Baby Dress" by Edmonia B. Johnson, "Helps for Housekeepers" edited by Sally Lunn, "A Ladies' Luncheon" by Fannie Merritt Farmer, "A Stylish Outing Waist" by Inez Redding, "Stenciling Scarfs" by Amy Carol Rand, "Embroidered Waists: by Nancy P. Orr, "Buttons and Hat Pins" by Penelope Kay [decorated buttons and pins], "Novelties for the Summer Girl" by Emilie Fox, "Dainty Painted Novelties" by Mary Howland Beckwith, and"Mother and Child" [parenting advice].