|Title||Park's Mother Goose and the golden egg (leaves [5-6]) |
|Publisher Location||England -- London |
|Publication Date||c. 1836-41 |
|Image Production Process||Relief prints--wood engravings|
|Notes||Illustrated with hand colored wood engravings.|
A story in verse about Mother Goose and her son, Jack, who buys a goose that lays golden eggs.
Leaf 5 depicts Jack selling his golden egg "to a rogue of a Jew, who cheated him out of the half of his due" and describes his courtship of a lady "sweet as the May".
Leaf 6 depicts Mother Goose turning Jack into the Harlequin to save him from the attacks of the Jew and the lady's father, the Squire.
|Contextual Notes||An Archibald Park was operating at 47 Leonard Street, Finsbury, London, from 1836-41, but the work might also have been published by Alexander Park (perhaps Archibald's son) who occupied the same premises from 1842-1863. |
|Subjects (LCSH)||Mother Goose; Chapbooks, English -- Specimens |
|Digital Collection||Children's Historical Literature Collection |
|Digital ID Number||CHL0327 |
|Repository||University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections Division |
|Repository Collection||Children's Historical Literature Collection. PN6110.C4 P175 1836 |
|Physical Description|| leaves: illustrated; 18 x 12.5 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.44 |