|Title||The National pictorial primer, or, The first book for children (p. 34) |
|Publisher||George F. Cooledge & Brother|
|Publisher Location||United States--New York--New York |
|Publication Date||1850-1859? |
|Image Production Process||Relief prints--wood engravings|
|Notes||Illustrated with uncolored wood engravings.|
Includes illustrated alphabets and lessons that cover a wide variety of subjects including history, the natural sciences, moral behavior, religion, and pastimes and occupations. The stories also warn of the evils and consequences of drinking, fighting, playing with guns, playing too close to fires, imprisonment, and worshipping false Gods.
This lesson warns children not to play with guns. In the story, a young boy almost kills his siblings when he carelessly shoots a gun. The illustration shows the young boy shooting the gun which startles a cow who knocks over his sister.
The illustration at the top of the page depicts a steamship on the Mississippi River.
|Contextual Notes||George F. Cooledge & Brother published at 323 Pearl St., Franklin Square, New York, from 1844 to 1871. |
|Subjects (LCSH)||Readers (Primary) |
|Category||Primers (Instructional books)|
|Digital Collection||Children's Historical Literature Collection |
|Digital ID Number||CHL1339 |
|Repository||University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections Division |
|Repository Collection||Children's Historical Literature Collection PE1119.A1 N36 1850 |
|Physical Description||48 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 L.24 |