|Title||The Noah's Ark Alphabet (back cover) |
|Author||Crane, Walter, 1845-1915 |
|Publisher||George Routledge & Sons|
|Publisher Location||England--London |
|Publication Date||1870 or 1872 |
|Printer||Evans, Edmund, 1826-1905|
|Illustrator||Crane, Walter, 1845-1915|
|Image Production Process||Relief prints--wood engravings|
|Notes||Illustrated with color printed wood engravings in four colors: red, yellow, blue, and flesh pink as well as black. |
All pages have blank versos.
The back cover advertises other six-penny toy books offered by Routledge.
|Contextual Notes||A six-penny toy book printed as part of the Aunt Mavor's Series.|
The double spread center is the first ever created by Crane who used the device to great advantage in tales like "The Beauty and the Beast."
Showing the influence of Japanese artists, Crane signed each image with a rebus, a symbol of a crane standing within a "C" in the lower left corner of each image.
|Subjects (LCSH)||English language--Alphabet--Juvenile literature|
Noah's ark--Pictorial works
Bibles and religious works
|Digital Collection||Children's Historical Literature Collection |
|Digital ID Number||CHL0562 |
|Repository||University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections Division |
|Repository Collection||Children's Historical Literature Collection. PE1155.C73 1870z |
|Physical Description|| unnumbered leaves; illustrated; 24.75 x 18.5 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 21.9 |