|Title||The Royal Alphabet (G-J) |
|Publisher Location||England--London |
|Publication Date||ca. 1836-1863 |
|Image Production Process||Relief prints|
|Notes||Illustrated with hand colored relief prints.|
Part of the series of "Park's Tales of Instruction and Amusement".
Pages have blank versos.
Each letter is accompanied by an illustration and a short verse.
"G is for Goose that lays a fine egg."
"H was a hunter all dressed in red." The illustration depicts a hunter sitting on a rock while his horse stands nearby.
"I is an Irishman, who climbs up the walls." The illustration shows an Irishman climbing a ladder to the roof of a building and holding some type of tool.
"J is for Juggler, who throws up the balls." There is no illustration for this letter.
|Contextual Notes||An Archibald Park was operating at 47 Leonard Street, Finsbury, London, from 1836-41, but the work might also have been published by Alexander Park (perhaps Archibald's son) who occupied the same premises from 1842-1863. |
|Subjects (LCSH)||Alphabet books |
|Digital Collection||Children's Historical Literature Collection |
|Digital ID Number||CHL1045 |
|Repository||University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections Division |
|Repository Collection||Children's Historical Literature Collection PE1155.R6928 1836 |
|Physical Description|| leaves: illustrated; 18 x 12.5 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.21 |