|Title||The Tiny Picture Book (cover) |
|Publisher||Hobbs, George W.|
|Publisher Location||United States--Massachusetts--Charlestown |
|Publication Date||1854-1865? |
|Illustrator||Bricher, Henry, b. ca. 1817|
Russell, Stephen S.C., b. ca. 1836
|Image Production Process||Relief prints--woodcuts|
|Notes||Illustrated with hand colored woodcuts.|
An alphabet book in verse with moral messages and admonitions to lead a more Christ-like life.
The printed board cover depicts two boys playing with a spinning top.
The inscription on the front pastedown reads "Sarah Ellie Knowles, Book bought 1865."
|Contextual Notes||George W. Hobbs published in Charlestown between at least 1854 and at least 1873; a directory for 1853 was not available and he was not listed in the directory for 1852.|
The wood engraving on p.  is signed: Bricher-Russell (i.e., Henry Bricher and Stephen S.C. Russell).
|Subjects (LCSH)||Children's poetry; Picture books for children; Animals -- Juvenile poetry; Children -- Books and reading; Play -- Juvenile poetry; Juvenile literature -- 1866 |
Bibles and religious works
|Digital Collection||Children's Historical Literature Collection |
|Digital ID Number||CHL0566 |
|Repository||University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections Division |
|Repository Collection||Children's Historical Literature Collection |
|Physical Description|| unnumbered p.: illustrated; 9 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 19.5 |