Plate from a children's moral instruction book showing a man, his wife and their four children (two girls, a boy, and an infant in a sling at the mother's breast) dressed handsomely in their best Sunday clothes. The boy holds a book, presumably the Bible, under his right arm, and leads the group away from their home toward church, the spire of which is seen in the distance (left)., Not in Wainwright., Date supplied by cataloger., Issued as plate in series Picture lessons, illustrating moral truth. For the use of infant-schools, nurseries, Sunday-schools & family circles (Philadelphia: American Sunday-School Union, 146 Chestnut Street, between 1847 and 1853)., Originally accompanied by text titled "The light of the week" moralizing that the Sabbath is "like the light which his eye catches with joy" to the "weary traveller" moving through the week "with all its worldly cares and troubles"., Philadelphia on Stone, POSP 105, Retrospective conversion record: original entry, edited.
Kollner, Augustus, b. 1813
Library Company of Philadelphia | Print Department *GC - Morality [7822.F.1]