|Title||King Winter (pp. 2-3) |
|Publisher||Seitz, Gustav W., b. 1826|
|Publisher Location||Germany -- Hamburg |
|Publication Date||1859 |
|Illustrator||Seitz, Gustav W., b. 1826|
|Image Production Process||Relief prints--wood engravings|
|Notes||Illustrated with colored wood engravings.|
This book is shaped in the form of "King Winter" who is wearing a cloak and hood.
This book tells the story of King Winter, his Queen, and Jack Frost.
These pages depict two young children splitting wood and knitting while their mother tells them about King Winter who sits on an icy throne, his Queen who stuffs pillows with snowflakes, and Jack Frost, his servant.
|Contextual Notes||Gustav W. Seitz (b. 1826) was a German artist and publisher active during the mid to late 19th century. His firm frequently produced art prints issued as sets of chromolithographs mounted on card. (Source: George Glazer Gallery online) |
|Subjects (LCSH)||Christmas -- Fiction; Winter -- Fiction; Stories in rhyme; Christmas -- Juvenile poetry; Winter -- Juvenile poetry; Shaped books -- Specimens |
|Digital Collection||Children's Historical Literature Collection |
|Digital ID Number||CHL0277 |
|Repository||University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections Division |
|Repository Collection||Children's Historical Literature Collection. |
|Physical Description|| p.: illustrated; 17.5 x 6.5 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 A.31 |