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Primary Lesson No. 8

Object Number: 
1952.317
Date: 
1850-1855
Medium: 
Cotton
Dimensions: 
Overall: 12 1/4 x 11 1/8 in. ( 31.1 x 28.3 cm )
Marks: 
printed: all over: "PRIMARY LESSONS. No. 8./ THE LITTLE CHILD./ .../ A MORNING PRAYER./ .../ THE CHILD'S TIME TABLE./ .../ THE INFANT SCHOOL BOY./ .../ ANNA AND HER CHICKEN." hand written: bottom right corner: in script "C L Haynes"
Description: 
Copperplate-printed cotton kerchief of five children's poems titled "Primary Lessons. No. 8.", divided into three colums with a vignette at the top of each; side columns have two poems each, one in the center column; decorative border; printed in black ink on a white ground.
Bibliography: 

Collins, Herbert Ridgeway. Threads of History: Americana Recorded on Cloth, 1775 to the Present. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution, 1979.

Credit Line: 
Purchase
Provenance: 
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group