The New England Primer interior page, alphabet in black text on cream paper in upper and lower case

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Title

The New England Primer interior page, alphabet in black text on cream paper in upper and lower case

Description

Photographic scan of interior of The New England Primer, Boston: S. Kneeland & T. Green, 1727. Scan of page 4. Page is mottled cream paper with black letterpress serif and sans-serif alphabet type, listing letters A through Z in lowercase and uppercase forms. Letters in plain and italic type. Last line labeled ‘DOUBLE LETTERS’ in all capitals. Double letters in this line are all the letter “F” in lowercase form, printed in both plain and italic type. Page laid on black background with an American dime coin for size comparison.

Date

1843

Bibliographic Citation

The New England Primer. Boston, 1843.

Citation

“The New England Primer interior page, alphabet in black text on cream paper in upper and lower case,” Gallery, accessed July 20, 2024, https://gallery.lib.umn.edu/items/show/5691.