Hand-colored Fan Scrapbook From 1925-26

Academy Scrapbook #26 reminds us just how beloved Mary Pickford was to her fans around the world. Pickford admirer Janet Esme Vernon of Buckinghamshire, England lovingly hand-tinted the pictures and drew decorative borders around the clippings she glued to the scrapbook pages, creating a unique work of art. Vernon had met Mary and Doug on their second trip to England in 1921, and continued to send her favorite stars letters, poems and artwork over the years. Also featured in this scrapbook are Doug Fairbanks, his young son Douglas Fairbanks, Jr., Mary’s brother Jack Pickford and his second wife Marilyn Miller, along with clippings of Mary during the making of Little Annie Rooney and Sparrows.