|Title||Cock Robin (back cover) |
|Publisher||McLoughlin Brothers Manufacturers|
|Publisher Location||United States -- New York -- New York |
|Publication Date||1863-1870? |
|Image Production Process||Relief prints|
|Notes||Illustrated with reliefs printed in oil colors.|
A story in verse about the murder of a cock by a sparrow, and the cock's funeral.
Part of the Big Picture Series.
The back cover advertises other books produced by McLoughlin Brothers.
Printed on the back cover: McLoughlin Bros., Manufacturers, 30 Beekman St., N.Y.
|Contextual Notes||The earliest record of this English rhyme is in the 18th century. The verse about the murder and funeral of Cock Robin has become an archetype for murder used in fiction, film and music.|
McLoughlin Brothers, Inc. was located at 30 Beekman St. between 1863 and April, 1870 (Source: American Antiquarian Society website).
|Subjects (LCSH)||Picture books for children; Children's poetry; Birds -- Juvenile poetry; Funeral rites and ceremonies |
|Digital Collection||Children's Historical Literature Collection |
|Digital ID Number||CHL0161 |
|Repository||University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections Division |
|Repository Collection||Children's Historical Literature Collection. PZ 8.3 C644 1870z |
|Physical Description|| leaves: illustrated; 30 x 23 cm. |
|Digital Reproduction Information||Scanned from original book at 400-600 dpi in TIFF format using a ScanMaker 6800, resized and enhanced using Adobe Photoshop, and imported as JPEG2000 using Contentdm's software JPEG2000 Extension. 2008. |
|Exhibit Checklist||Exhibit checklist A17 |