|Title||The Railway ABC (back cover) |
|Publisher||Read, Brooks & Company|
|Publisher Location||England--London |
|Publication Date||ca. 1877-1885 |
|Printer||Read, Brooks & Company|
|Illustrator||Cruikshank, Percy, fl. 1840-1860|
|Image Production Process||Relief prints|
|Notes||Illustrated with color printed reliefs.|
Printed on the cover: Grandmama Goodsoul's Series, printed in oil colours.
All pages have blank versos.
An alphabet book that describes the activities and people involved in the British railway system.
The back cover advertises products such as pianos, Dr. Wright's Sanitary Night-lights and Pulmonic Candles, and Hudson's Extract of Soap.
|Contextual Notes||Percy Cruikshank was the son of Isaac Cruikshank, an Irish painter and caricaturist, and a member of the Cruikshank family of artists and caricaturists that included his more well-known brother, George.|
According to P.A.H. Brown's "London Publishers and Printers" Read, Brooks & Company was located at 25 & 26 New Street, Cloth Fair, E.C. from ca. 1877-1885.
|Subjects (LCSH)||Alphabet rhymes; English language--Alphabet--Pictorial works; Railroad trains--Juvenile poetry |
|Digital Collection||Children's Historical Literature Collection |
|Digital ID Number||CHL0872 |
|Repository||University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections Division |
|Repository Collection||Children's Historical Literature Collection |
|Physical Description|| leaves: illustrated; 30 x 24.5 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 L.21 |