|Title||Alphabet of quadrupeds (R-S) |
|Publisher||Leighton, C. Blair|
|Publisher Location||England -- London |
|Publication Date||ca. 1840 |
|Image Production Process||Planographic prints--lithographs|
|Notes||Illustrated with hand colored lithographic prints.|
An alphabet book with short verses about ordinary animals such as horses and dogs, as well as more exotic or extinct animals.
All pages have blank versos.
"R, for the Rhinoceros, which from its horn, is supposed to be the once named unicorn."
"S, for the Squirrel so nimble and gay, frisking about in the bright summer day."
|Contextual Notes||C. Blair Leighton was an artist and lithographer. He is reputed to be one of the first lithographers to apply the chromatic process to oil and watercolor paintings (Gentleman's Magazine, vol. 43, 1855). |
|Subjects (LCSH)||Animals -- Pictorial works; Animals in art |
|Digital Collection||Children's Historical Literature Collection |
|Digital ID Number||CHL1207 |
|Repository||University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections Division |
|Repository Collection||Children's Historical Literature Collection. PE1155.A47 1840 |
|Physical Description|| leaves: illustrated; 18 x 11 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 L.71 |