|Title||Golden Primer (title page) |
|Author||Meiklejohn, J.M.D. (John Miller Dow), 1830-1902 |
|Publisher||William Blackwood & Sons|
|Publication Date||c. 1884 |
|Printer||Evans, Edmund, 1826-1905|
|Illustrator||Crane, Walter, 1845-1915|
|Image Production Process||Relief prints--wood engravings|
|Notes||Illustrated with color printed wood engravings.|
Showing the influence of Japanese artists, Crane signed his work with a rebus, a symbol of a crane standing within a "C" in the lower left corner of the image.
|Contextual Notes||Dr. Meiklejohn was Professor of Theory, History and Practice of Education at the University of St. Andrews in Scotland.|
Edmund Evans was an English engraver and printer who is believed to be one of the first to use color prints in publications.
Walter Crane was an English artist who is well-known for his children's books illustrations. He began collaborating on works with Evans in 1865.
|Category||Primers (Instructional books)|
|Digital Collection||Children's Historical Literature Collection |
|Digital ID Number||CHL0622 |
|Repository||University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections Division |
|Repository Collection||Children's Historical Literature Collection. PE1119 A2 M4 1884 pt. 1 |
|Physical Description||32 p.: illustrated; 22.5 x 16.5 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 6.17 |