|Title||Denslow's ABC Book (N-P) |
|Author||Denslow, W.W. (William Wallace), 1856-1915 |
|Publisher||G.W. Dillingham Company|
|Publisher Location||United States--New York--New York |
|Publication Date||1903 |
|Image Production Process||Relief prints|
|Notes||Illustrated with color printed reliefs.|
"N is the Nabob who lives in great state, Who is very much vexed when his supper is late." The illustration depicts a tiny Indian man with a large turban sitting on a large pillow and wielding a knife and fork.
"O is the Owl who thinks he is wise, Because he was given such very big eyes."
"P was the Pumpkin as yellow as gold, That makes Jack-o'-lanterns so funny and bold." The illustration depicts two boys wearing Jack-o'-lanterns on their heads.
Denslow was well known for including a seahorse as part of his signature as can be seen under the letter "N."
|Contextual Notes||W. W. Denslow was an illustrator and caricaturist best remembered for his work in collaboration with author L. Frank Baum, especially his illustrations of "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz." Born in Philadelphia, Denslow spent brief periods at the National Academy of Design and the Cooper Institute in New York, but was largely self-educated and self-trained. |
|Subjects (LCSH)||Alphabet rhymes; Children's poetry |
|Digital Collection||Children's Historical Literature Collection |
|Digital ID Number||CHL1022 |
|Repository||University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections Division |
|Repository Collection||Children's Historical Literature Collection PN6110.A44 D46 1903 |
|Physical Description|| p.: illustrated; 28 x 21.5 cm. |
|Digital Reproduction Information||Photographed from original book in TIFF format using a Canon EOS Digital Rebel XTi/EOS 400D, resized and enhanced using Adobe Photoshop, and imported as JPEG2000 using Contentdm's software JPEG2000 Extension. 2009. |
|Exhibit Checklist||Exhibit checklist B.31 |