Image features an unpublished title page design for the book, Occupations of Women and Their Compensation. Please scroll down to read the blog post about this object.

A woman in a black dress, with gold bands across her chest and a medallion at the center with the letters AT, stands holding an open book with a gold cover. A crown of three gold flower blossoms appears on top of her red hair. Flanking the woman are two tall black torches with gold flames. Green scrolled vines are intertwined around the torches and overlap with the woman in the foreground. Above the woman the following text appears in black: OCCUPATIONS OF WOMEN AND THEIR COMPENSATION.

Featured Image: Drawing, Design for Title Page, “Occupations of Women and Their Compensation,” ca. 1899; Designed by Alice Cordelia Morse (American, 1863–1961); Brush and gouache on greyish-brown paper, mounted on illustration board; Image: 25.6 x 17.5 cm (10 1/16 x 6 7/8 in.), Sheet: 30.7 x 22.6 cm (12 1/16 x 8 7/8 in.); Gift of Alice C. Morse, 2009-6-55