|Title||Grandmamma Easy's Dame Bantry and her cat (leaves 7-8) |
|Alternate Title||Caption title: Old Mother Bantry |
|Publisher||Dean & Company|
|Publisher Location||England -- London |
|Publication Date||ca. 1845 |
|Image Production Process||Relief prints--wood engravings|
|Notes||Illustrated with hand-colored wood engravings.|
Bound in publisher's yellow pictorial printed wrappers that have been trimmed with most of an inscription on the upper wrapper cut off; upper wrapper illustrations contained within an ornamental frame; upper register illustration shows Grandmamma Easy reading to children, with the banner "Grandmamma Easy's" running across the vignette; lower register illustration depicts girls varying ages playing with dolls and toys; publisher's advertisements for "Dean & Son's coloured six-penny books" listing several series on lower wrapper; lacks leaves 4 and 5.
A nursery rhyme very similar to Old Mother Hubbard except that the story involves a cat named Grip.
Part of the Grandmamma Easy's Pictorial Books series.
Leaf 7 depicts Old Mother Bantry reading in her garden while a young man steals her cat from her house in the background.
Leaf 8 depicts Old Mother Bantry holding her cat and promising to always feed him well declaring: "You shall live in my house, on the choicest of mouse, and have the full run of my pantry".
|Contextual Notes||Thomas Dean's publishing company was located at Threadneedle Street from c. 1800-1855 and he published under the name Dean & Company from 1843-1846. |
|Subjects (LCSH)||Cats -- Juvenile poetry; Martin, Sarah Catherine, 1768-1826. Old Mother Hubbard -- Parodies, imitations, etc. |
|Digital Collection||Children's Historical Literature Collection |
|Digital ID Number||CHL0199 |
|Repository||University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections Division |
|Repository Collection||Children's Historical Literature Collection. PR4728.G1126 D36 1845 |
|Physical Description||8 leaves (missing leaves 4-5): illustrated; 24 x 17 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 A24 |