|Title||Aunt Louisa's London Toy Books: Railway ABC (N-Q) |
|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.
"N is the News-boy, who cries 'Here you are! Punch, Times, Daily Telegraph, Standard, and Star.'" The illustration depicts a boy standing on the train platform and selling newspapers to the passengers.
"O are Officials, in uniform coats, with pencils, and paper on which they take notes." The illustration depicts a group of men standing on a train platform and inspecting a train.
"P is the Platform at Charing Cross staion, which has gained for the Builder a great reputation." The illustration depicts groups of people standing inside a train station.
"Q is the Queen, just come out of the train, and her carriage will take her to Windsor again." The illustration depicts Queen Victoria standing on a train platform while crowds of men behind her doff their hats.
|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||CHL1041 |
|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 |