|Title||The spoiled child: a genuine narrative of facts (cover) |
|Author||Brownlee, W.C. (William Craig), 1784-1860 |
|Publisher||American Tract Society|
|Publisher Location||United States--New York--New York |
|Publication Date||1844-1846? |
|Printer||Fanshaw, Daniel, 1788?-1860|
|Image Production Process||Relief prints--woodcuts|
|Notes||Chapbook with an uncolored woodcut cover illustration.|
In this story, the spoiled child disgraces his parents, grows up to be a drunkard and a wastrel, and dies a miserable death after torturing his wife and several children.
Cover illustration depicts a child throwing a tantrum while his parents watch in disgrace.
|Contextual Notes||The American Tract Society was founded in New York in 1825 to publish evangelistic Christian literature.|
The woodcut vignette on the cover typifies the new style of engraving adopted by the American Tract Society in 1844. A second vignette done in an earlier style appears on the title page.
Daniel Fanshaw left the American Tract Society in 1846.
This title was listed as a "new tract" in the American Tract Magazine (Mar. 1834). It replaced "On the instruction of the rising generation" as tract number 28.
|Subjects (LCSH)||Christian life--Fiction; Discipline of children; Christian education of children; Temperance |
Bibles and religious works
|Digital Collection||Children's Historical Literature Collection |
|Digital ID Number||CHL0580 |
|Repository||University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections Division |
|Repository Collection||Children's Historical Literature Collection HQ770.4.B76 1844 |
|Physical Description||24 p.; 18 x 11 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 19.7 |