|Title||The Children's Companion (title page) |
|Author||Berquin, M. (Arnaud), 1747-1791 |
|Publisher Location||United States--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia |
|Publication Date||1840 |
|Image Production Process||Relief prints--wood engravings|
|Notes||Illustrated with uncolored wood engravings.|
A mixture of lessons on behavior and science in which Little Adrian learns about things such as obedience, justice, clouds, the growth of plants, and how paper is made.
Printed on title page: "Translated from the French of M. Berquin, Author of the Children's Friend."
Illustrations depict children playing games, reading and playing with toys.
|Contextual Notes||M. Arnaud Berquin was a French children's author whose stories often consisted of everday scenes that a child might encounter. He also pictured reading as a family activity and many of his stories are written as plays with parts for every family member. |
|Subjects (LCSH)||Conduct of life--Juvenile literature |
Manners and social etiquette
|Digital Collection||Children's Historical Literature Collection |
|Digital ID Number||CHL0603 |
|Repository||University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections Division |
|Repository Collection||Children's Historical Literature Collection. PQ 1957 B455 L5813 1840 |
|Physical Description|| 6-143 p.: illustrated; 17.5 x 11.5 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 19.10 |