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Miniature Bible

Description

"BIBLE IN MINIATURE" - Miniature Bible with sixteen chapters from Old Testament. Faded red (?) textile around covers and binding. Clear strip of plastic placed in book as bookmark. Remnants of paper label on binding.

Details

Maker
Dorr, Howland & Co. (Publisher)
Date
1835
Inscriptions
"Sarah E. K[?]/ presented / to her by her / cousin [?] / N.F." (handwritten)
"BIBLE IN MINIATURE" (printed)
"THE / BIBLE / IN MINIATURE, / FOR CHILDREN, / WITH TWENTY-FIVE ENGRAVINGS. / WORCESTER: / DOOR, HOWLAND & Co." (printed)
"Entered according to act of Congress in / the year of 1835, by S.A. Howland, in the / Clerk's office, in the District of Massachu- / setts. / Stereotyped by Shepard, Oliver & Co." (printed)
Material
paper (fiber product)
printing (process)
Object type
Documentary Artifact
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Worcester (Worcester county, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
Book
books
miniatures (paintings)
paper (fiber product)
printing (process)
religions (concept)
Dimensions
2 1/4 x 1 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1993.738
Credit Line
Bequest of Eleanor Fayerweather
GUSN
175688

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