Watt's Songs Against Evil, 1858-1870

Summary

The McLoughlin Bros. publishing firm became well-known in the mid-1800s for its early adoption and skillful use of new color printing techniques. Like most children's books at the time, the images and short poems in this McLoughlin Bros. picture book, "Watt's Songs Against Evil," reinforce the rewards of good behavior--and the consequences of "being bad."

The McLoughlin Bros. publishing firm became well-known in the mid-1800s for its early adoption and skillful use of new color printing techniques. Like most children's books at the time, the images and short poems in this McLoughlin Bros. picture book, "Watt's Songs Against Evil," reinforce the rewards of good behavior--and the consequences of "being bad."

Artifact

Book

Date Made

1858-1870

Collection Title

Book Collection 

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

2019.0.3.101

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)
Twine

Technique

Printing (Process)

Color

Multicolored

Dimensions

Height: 5.625 in

Width: 3.8125 in

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