|Title||The infant's grammar, or, A pic-nic party of the parts of speech (leaves 2-3) |
|Author||Ham, Elizabeth, 1783-ca.1852 |
|Publisher||J. Harris and Son|
|Publisher Location||England -- London |
|Publication Date||1824 |
|Printer||S. & R. Bentley (London)|
|Image Production Process||Intaglio prints--engravings|
|Notes||Chapbook with hand-colored intaglio illustrations.|
Part of the series "Harris's Cabinet of Amusement and Instruction ; 36."
A story in verse about a picnic at Etymology Hall that teaches the nine parts of speech.
The introduction on leaf 2 discusses the parts of speech that will be covered in the book: articles, substantive and common nouns, adjectives, pronouns, active and passive verbs, adverbs, prepositions, conjunctions, and interjections.
Leaf 3 introduces the articles "a" and "the." The articles are represented by two young boys standing outside Etymology Hall.
|Contextual Notes||Elizabeth Ham also wrote Elgiva or the Monks (1824) and The Ford Family in Ireland (1845).|
John Harris was the successor of E. Newbery.
|Subjects (LCSH)||English language -- Parts of speech -- Juvenile poetry |
|Digital Collection||Children's Historical Literature Collection |
|Digital ID Number||CHL0149 |
|Repository||University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections Division |
|Repository Collection||Children's Historical Literature Collection. PE1199.H36 1824 |
|Physical Description||14 leaves: illustrated; 18 x 11 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 9.4 |