|Title||Aunt Louisa's London Toy Books: Railway ABC (I-M) |
|Author||Valentine, Laura B.J., 1814-1899 |
|Publisher||Frederick Warne & Company|
|Publisher Location||England--London |
|Publication Date||c. 1870s |
|Printer||Kronheim & Company|
|Image Production Process||Relief prints|
|Notes||Illustrated with relief prints in colors by Kronheim and Co. of London.|
All pages have blank versos.
Part of the series: "Aunt Louisa's London Toy Books".
Each letter of the alphabet illustrates a different scene from the British railway system.
"I is the Iron of which rails are made, And J is the Junction where two lines are laid." The illustration depicts a signal guard at a railway junction near a railway station.
"K is the Key, which fastens the door when the carriage is full, and will not hold one more." The illustration depicts a railway guard locking a train carriage door.
"L is the Lamp, which the porter will light, if we pass through a tunnel or travel at night." The illustration depicts a porter lighting a lamp.
"M are the Mails from all parts of the land, to the General Post in St. Martin's-le-Grand." The illustration depicts two men loading bags of mail labelled G.P.O onto a train car.
|Contextual Notes||Aunt Louisa was a pseudonym for Laura B. J. Valentine. Valentine was the general editor of Frederick Warne & Company's juvenile publishing department. |
|Subjects (LCSH)||English language -- Alphabet -- Juvenile literature; Alphabets; Alphabet rhymes; Railroad travel -- Juvenile literature; Railroad travel -- Pictorial works |
|Digital Collection||Children's Historical Literature Collection |
|Digital ID Number||CHL1040 |
|Repository||University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections Division |
|Repository Collection||Children's Historical Literature Collection |
|Physical Description|| leaves (including front wrapper): illustrated; 26.5 x 23 cm. |
|Digital Reproduction Information||Photographed from original book in TIFF format using a Canon EOS Digital Rebel XTi/EOS 400D, resized and enhanced using Adobe Photoshop, and imported as JPEG2000 using Contentdm's software JPEG2000 Extension. 2009. |
|Exhibit Checklist||Exhibit Checklist B.35 |