|Title||The Sunday picture book: scripture history (title page) |
|Publisher||Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge|
|Publisher Location||England--London |
|Publication Date||1884 |
|Printer||James Truscott & Son|
|Illustrator||Whymper, Josiah Wood, 1813-1903|
|Image Production Process||Relief prints|
|Notes||Illustrated with uncolored reliefs. |
Printed on the title page: Published under the direction of the committee of general literature and education, appointed by the Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge.
Another publisher listed on the title page is Pott, Young & Company (New York).
Contains short Bible stories for children accompanied by illustrations.
|Contextual Notes||The Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge was founded by an Anglican priest, Thomas Bray, in 1698 to encourage the publication and distribution of Christian literature.|
Several illustrations are signed Whimper, J.W. Whimper, and J.W. Whymper. After 1840, J.W. Whymper adopted what he considered the original spelling of his name, Whymper; many of his earlier designs are signed Whimper.
|Subjects (LCSH)||Bible. O.T. |
|Category||Bibles and religious works|
|Digital Collection||Children's Historical Literature Collection |
|Digital ID Number||CHL1194 |
|Repository||University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections Division |
|Repository Collection||Children's Historical Literature Collection. 220 Su72 |
|Physical Description||44 p.: illustrated; 21.5 x 26.5 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 21.4 |