Miniature Bible

Collection Type

  • Books and Periodicals

Date

1835

GUSN

GUSN-175688

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

Descriptive Terms

books
miniatures (paintings)
paper (fiber product)
printing (process)
religions (concept)
Book

Inscription

"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)

Maker

Dorr, Howland & Co. (Publisher)

Object Type

Documentary Artifact

Dimensions

2 1/4 x 1 3/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Eleanor Fayerweather

Accession Number

1993.738

Places

Massachusetts (United States)
Worcester (Worcester county, Massachusetts)