"Owl and Rabbit" Embossed Stamp

From Elizabeth Bishop and the Literary Archive by Bethany Hicok

  • At the top of a lined notebook page, a raised embossed stamp features an owl (looking to the right) riding a rabbit (looking and leaping to the left). The date is at the top left of the page: "March 6, Sunday." Below the image is the beginning of a journal entry: "Miss Higgs told me a story about a / woman here in Key West, one of the wealthier families..."
  • Literary Criticism
  • Poetry
  • 1938-03-06
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  • The owl and rabbit embossed stamp at the top of the first page of the 1938-1942 travel journal. (VC 77.3; Courtesy of Vassar College)