|Title||Pictorial Definer, Part II: with relative and associated words (title page) |
|Author||Oram, Elizabeth |
|Publisher Location||United States -- New York -- New York |
|Publication Date||1845 |
|Printer||Redfield & Savage (stereotypers)|
|Image Production Process||Relief prints--woodcuts|
|Notes||Illustrated with uncolored woodcuts.|
This is a picture dictionary.
Printed on the title page: "Things which the eye distinguishes by their shapes, would be best let into the mind by drawings made of them, and better determine the signification of such words, than any other words set for them, or made use of to define them." -- John Locke on the Abuse of Words
Printed on the title page: A new and original work.
The title page depicts a butterfly, dog, flower, crescent moon, harp, American flag, and peacock.
|Contextual Notes||The preface of this book refers to the teaching profession as "the least regarded of all useful occupations." This perhaps explains the numerous efforts to make the job easier by coming up with "new" teaching methods such as this dictionary. |
|Subjects (LCSH)||Picture dictionaries, English -- Juvenile literature |
|Digital Collection||Children's Historical Literature Collection |
|Digital ID Number||CHL1133 |
|Repository||University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections Division |
|Repository Collection||Children's Historical Literature Collection. 423 Or1p pt. 2 |
|Physical Description||, iv, 228 p.: illustrated; 19.5 x 12 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 17.3 |