|Title||The National pictorial primer, or, The first book for children (frontispiece and t.p.) |
|Publisher||George F. Cooledge & Brother|
|Publisher Location||United States--New York--New York |
|Publication Date||1850-1859? |
|Image Production Process||Relief prints--wood engravings|
|Notes||Illustrated with uncolored wood engravings.|
Printed on title page: "Designed for home or parental instruction. Embellished with numberous engravings, and pretty stories, which will please the children amazingly!"
Includes illustrated alphabets and lessons that cover a wide variety of subjects including history, the natural sciences, moral behavior, religion, and pastimes and occupations. The stories also warn of the evils and consequences of drinking, fighting, playing with guns, playing too close to fires, imprisonment, and worshipping false Gods.
The illustration and verse opposite the title page depicts a "Brother and sister on their way to school".
The title page has an illustration of a school boy examining his quill at a desk surrounded by books.
|Contextual Notes||George F. Cooledge & Brother published at 323 Pearl St., Franklin Square, New York, from 1844 to 1871. |
|Subjects (LCSH)||Readers (Primary) |
|Category||Primers (Instructional books)|
|Digital Collection||Children's Historical Literature Collection |
|Digital ID Number||CHL0009 |
|Repository||University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections Division |
|Repository Collection||Children's Historical Literature Collection PE1119.A1 N36 1850 |
|Physical Description||48 p.: illustrated; 19.5 x 12 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. 2009 |
|Exhibit Checklist||Exhibit Checklist L.24 |