My Studio Window: Sketches of the Pageant of Washington DC Social Life 1928 Marietta Minnigerode Andrews


Title: My Studio Window: Sketches of the Pageant of Washington Life

Author: Marietta Minnigerode Andrews

Description: Second printing, August 1928. Original boards with checkered pattern and black cloth spine. Edges and corners of boards are worn. Glue stain on front pastedown where bookplate was removed, otherwise interior is clean and unmarked. Light crease to a few pages of front matter. 51 illustrated silhouette-portraits by the author and one other illustration, on plates. xix, 450 pages. Placed in an archival mylar sleeve.

Thirty-two years of Washington society, observed by the artist-author Marietta Minnigerode Andrews (1869-1931), who discusses a diverse array of personalities who she made acquaintance with in the nation's Capital, including many worthies, from presidents and their families, to the notable men and women who contributed to its civic, artistic, diplomatic, political, and philanthropic vibrancy in the early decades of the twentieth century.

She provides some introductory background on the city's people from the time of Lincoln and in years of Reconstruction and then, through the rest of the book, makes account of the many faces passing through Washington during he administrations of Presidents Cleveland, McKinley, Roosevelt, Taft, Wilson, Harding and Coolidge.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Good
Jacket Condition: None

Publisher: E. P. Dutton & Company
Place: New York
Year: 1928

Keywords: Washington, DC, social life, twentieth century, 20th century,

Shipping from United States

Processing time

1 business day

Estimated shipping times

  • North America : 3 - 5 business days

I'll do my best to meet these shipping estimates, but can't guarantee them. Actual delivery time will depend on the shipping method you choose.

Customs and import taxes

Buyers are responsible for any customs and import taxes that may apply. I'm not responsible for delays due to customs.

Payment Options

Secure options
  • Accepts Etsy gift cards

Returns & Exchanges

I gladly accept returns, exchanges, and cancellations

Just contact me within: 14 days of delivery

Ship items back to me within: 30 days of delivery

Legal imprint