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The baby is with God

The baby is with God

Date: 1827 - 1853.
Creator: unknown
Description: Text exhorting readers not to grieve over the death of the infant, for it has been received into God's arms.
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Collection of tintypes in a miniature photograph album

Collection of tintypes in a miniature photograph album

Date: 2016
Creator: unknown
Description: 3D scanned models of a miniature photo album bound in blind stamped and tooled red leather with clasp. Gilt edges and spine title.
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Death of little Mary

Death of little Mary

Date: 1827 - 1853
Creator: unknown
Description: Little Mary S., devout and faithful, is dying at the age of 8. Her faith touches all around her, and helps bring them closer to God.
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[English Script on Parchment]

[English Script on Parchment]

Date: 1500~
Creator: unknown
Description: Vellum sheet with about 55 lines of English writing, circa 1500s.
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The fall of man

The fall of man

Date: 1827 - 1853
Creator: unknown
Description: The story of the Fall of Man.
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Flowers for a juvenile garland.

Flowers for a juvenile garland.

Date: [1850-1859]
Creator: unknown
Description: Child's gift book of short stories illustrated with woodcuts.
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The fourth commandment broken.

The fourth commandment broken.

Date: 1827 - 1853
Creator: unknown
Description: Martha Scott, who would censure others for breaking the Sabbath, herself not only breaks the Sabbath but looses her temper - not realizing the sins she is committing.
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Den geest des gebeds vol godvrugtige oeffeningen, uyt de H. Schrifture, den missael en HH, Vaders

Den geest des gebeds vol godvrugtige oeffeningen, uyt de H. Schrifture, den missael en HH, Vaders

Date: 2016
Creator: unknown
Description: 3D scanned models of a miniature Catholic prayer book. The object is bound in ivory silk with silver, gilt, red, and green embroidery and silver sequins and beads. Housed in red leather pull-off case simulating a book, with gilt decoration. Case with spine title "Annee Nouvell".
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Give us this day our daily bread.

Give us this day our daily bread.

Date: 1827 - 1853
Creator: unknown
Description: His mother unable to provide for himself and his siblings, six year old Little Johnny prays on the way to school. On arriving home, he finds food has been left for the family. Not an angel, but an earthly agent of God heard his prayer and provided for the family.
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The glass of gin; or, when it is safest to run.

The glass of gin; or, when it is safest to run.

Date: 1827 - 1853
Creator: unknown
Description: Mr. Grace advises Samuel Hawkes to take the long path around Mr. Benson's orchard to avoid temptation.
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Going apprentice.

Going apprentice.

Date: 1827 - 1853
Creator: unknown
Description: Words of wisdom from an old German schoolmaster to a young boy about to go learn a trade, and how being good will help him succeed.
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The grocery ruined him.

The grocery ruined him.

Date: 1827 - 1853
Creator: unknown
Description: Little Robert would not heed the advice of his Sunday school teacher and avoid the men at the grocery store who kept trying to get him to drink rum. By the age of 13, Robert becomes a drunkard.
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Guilty! Guilty! Guilty!

Guilty! Guilty! Guilty!

Date: 1827 - 1853
Creator: unknown
Description: Moralizing tale of the fate of a man who starts out as a Sabath-breaker, and who ends up a murderer.
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Harvest close upon seed time.

Harvest close upon seed time.

Date: 1827 - 1853
Creator: unknown
Description: Moralizing tale of the youth who starts by missing just a few minutes of Sunday school, slides into sin, skips class, joins a fire company, and eventually lands in prison in Maryland with a 15 year term for robbery.
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The home-made boy.

The home-made boy.

Date: 1827 - 1853
Creator: unknown
Description: Moralizing tale of the differences between two boys in the Sunday school, Arthur and Lewis, which are "chiefly made at home!"
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Is it worth climbing for?

Is it worth climbing for?

Date: 1827 - 1853
Creator: unknown
Description: Moralizing tale of how boys, men, peasants and princes all may climb over obstacles towards a goal, but are worldly goals worth the climb?
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Isaac

Isaac

Date: 1853-1857
Creator: unknown
Description: Biography of Isaac, Patriarch of Israel. Written for children, with an emphasis on submission to God's will. Bound in illustrated wrappers.
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Jacob and Esau

Jacob and Esau

Date: 1827 - 1853
Creator: unknown
Description: The story of Jacob and Esau.
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Joshua

Joshua

Date: 1853-1857
Creator: unknown
Description: Biography of Joshua, leader of the Children Of Israel after Moses. Written for children, with an emphasis on submission to God's will. Bound in illustrated wrappers.
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The kink in the engine rope.

The kink in the engine rope.

Date: 1827 - 1853
Creator: unknown
Description: Moralizing tale where an apprentice printer is cautioned against following the fire engine, as it will lead to bad habits.
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Koran

Koran

Date: 2016
Creator: unknown
Description: 3D scan models of a miniature Koran case. The case is octagonal and silver with loops on side and decorated with Arabic text. The case holds a octagonal Korans called a banner Koran which were known to have been hung on standards with flags and carried into battle. Gruber, C. J. The Islamic manuscript tradition, p. 64
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The little story book. Full of pretty pictures.

The little story book. Full of pretty pictures.

Date: 1844
Creator: unknown
Description: Child's gift or toy book of short stories illustrated by woodcuts.
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Manuscript leaf from a Roman missal of ca.1450.

Manuscript leaf from a Roman missal of ca.1450.

Date: 1450
Creator: unknown
Description: Manuscript leaf with text in Latin, in red and black, with occasional blue letters. Penciled notation on bottom of recto: "L44 1450 [illeg] Roman Missal."
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[Manuscript leaf of music]

[Manuscript leaf of music]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Vellum/parchment with Latin writing (mostly red ink) and musical notation (in black ink) on both sides. Probably a modern creation.
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