The New England Primer interior page, on the right side of the page are small line drawings on the left side are small sayings for children to learn.

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Title

The New England Primer interior page, on the right side of the page are small line drawings on the left side are small sayings for children to learn.

Description

Photographic scan of interior of The New England Primer, Boston: S. Kneeland & T. Green, 1727. Scan of page 11. Page is mottled cream paper with black letterpress serif type, listing short rhyming couplets on the left and corresponding illustrations for each couplet on the right. In descending order, the engraving illustrations feature Adam and Eve, an open Bible, a cat with two mice, a dog chasing a thief, a flying eagle, and a jester outside a school house. Last line features the letters A through F in all capitals, black serif 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, on the right side of the page are small line drawings on the left side are small sayings for children to learn.,” Gallery, accessed June 16, 2024, https://gallery.lib.umn.edu/items/show/5689.