|Title||The Railway ABC (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 cover depicts a train going through a tunnel and is signed "P. Ck" in the lower right corner, indicating that Percy Cruikshank is the illustrator.
|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||CHL0873 |
|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 |