|Title||Tom Thumb's Alphabet (cover) |
|Publisher||Bogue, David, c. 1807-1856|
|Publisher Location||England--London |
|Publication Date||ca. 1857 |
|Printer||Dalziel, Edward, 1817-1905|
Dalziel, George, 1815-1902
|Illustrator||McConnell, William, 1833-1867|
|Image Production Process||Relief prints|
|Notes||Illustrated with hand colored relief prints.|
Series title: "Picture Baby Books".
The cover depicts a boy riding a rocking horse and waving a flag that has the title printed on it. The illustration is signed by W. McConnell.
The date of publication is based on an inscription written on the front endpaper. Inscription reads: "Birthday present from Daniel O'Rooke to his second daughter Kathleen.. 18th Dec. 1857".
|Contextual Notes||The Dalziel Brothers was a highly productive firm of Victorian engravers founded in 1839 by George Dalziel and his brother Edward. They were later joined by their brothers John and Thomas.|
David Bogue established his publishing and bookselling business at 86 Fleet Street in 1826. He remained at that location until his death in 1856.
|Subjects (LCSH)||Alphabet rhymes |
Trades and Occupations
|Digital Collection||Children's Historical Literature Collection |
|Digital ID Number||CHL0861 |
|Repository||University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections Division |
|Repository Collection||Children's Historical Literature Collection |
|Physical Description|| p.: illustrated; 17.5 x 14 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 B.13 |