|Title||Pictured Alphabet (cover) |
|Publisher||Fisher & Brother|
|Publisher Location||United States--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia |
|Publication Date||1857 |
|Image Production Process||Relief prints--woodcuts|
|Notes||Illustrated with hand-colored woodcut prints and hand-colored large wooden type initials.|
Accordian fold format binding where one leaf is folded to make twenty-six pages.
This copy is bound on plain boards with color printed pictorial label on front cover; bookseller's label rear pastedown: "From Auner & Johnson's Stationery, song and printing depot, no. 12 S. Eighth St., Philada".
Each letter of the alphabet is represented by a tradesman.
Printed on cover: Fisher & Brother's Mile End A, B, C.
Additional Fisher & Brother publishing locations listed on the cover are Baltimore, New York, and Boston.
Cover illustration depicts man with a cow.
|Contextual Notes||Turner & Fisher published in Philadelphia between 1835 and 1850 and published in New York between 1836 and 1849. Probable date of publication based on the year in which publisher was at Philadelphia address in imprint. |
|Subjects (LCSH)||English language -- Alphabet -- Juvenile literature|
Alphabet -- Juvenile literature
Alphabet books -- Specimens
Occupations -- Juvenile literature
Trades and Occupations
|Digital Collection||Children's Historical Literature Collection |
|Digital ID Number||CHL0730 |
|Repository||University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections Division |
|Repository Collection||Children's Historical Literature Collection. PE1155.P538 1857 |
|Physical Description|| unnumbered p.: illustrated; 12.5 x 7 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 16.1 |