Newman, William, Rhymes and pictures about bread, tea, sugar, coals, cotton, gold , [approximately 1860-1861?]
Rhymes and pictures about bread, tea, sugar, coals, cotton, gold : 72 illustrations.
- London : Griffith & Farran, [approximately 1860-1861?]
- Physical Description:
- 6 volumes in 1 (11, 11, 12, 11, 12, 10 leaves) : ill. ; 13 x 19 cm
- Rare Books and ManuscriptsPN6110.C4 R49 1860Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon FundView by request in the Study Room [Request]
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- Copyright Status:
- Copyright Not Evaluated
- Cover title.
Written and illustrated by William Newman.
Osborne Collection of early children's books, 1566-1910, page 654
BAC: British Art Center copy is not colored. Bound in publisher's original color illustrated (chromoxylographed) boards. Publisher's advertisements on back cover.
The history of a pound of sugar begins with a pictorial title page depicting children looking at a magic lantern projection of a sugar cane plant. The sections on sugar and cotton include depictions of Black workers laboring on plantations (in the West Indies and the American South, the latter enslaved).
- Subject Terms:
- Black people -- West Indies, British.Bread -- Juvenile literature.Children's poetry, English -- 19th century.Coal -- Juvenile literature.Cotton -- Juvenile literature.Cotton trade -- United States.Gold -- Juvenile literature.Slavery -- United States.Sugar -- Juvenile literature.Tea -- Juvenile literature.
- Wood engravings -- 1860-1861.
Chromoxylographs -- 1860-1861.
Pictorial bindings (Binding) -- England.
- The history of a quarter loaf
- The history of a cup of tea in rhymes & pictures
- The history of a pound of sugar rhymes and pictures
- The history of a scuttle of coals in rhymes & pictures
- The history of a cotton bale
- The history of a golden sovereign in rhymes and pictures.
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