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Child's Miniature Bible (Thumb Bible)

Child's Miniature Bible (Thumb Bible)

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Currently not on view
Object Name
Ornament
book
ornament, holiday
Object Type
ornaments
date made
1850 - 1875
place published; place printed
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
associated place
United States: Ohio, Cincinnati
place owned; place used
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
Physical Description
paper (text block material)
ink (text block material)
cloth (binding material)
cardboard (binding material)
thread (binding material)
Measurements
overall: 3/4 in x 2 1/4 in x 1 3/4 in; 1.905 cm x 5.715 cm x 4.445 cm
ID Number
DL.298065.0169
catalog number
298065.0169
accession number
298065
Credit Line
Mr. and Mrs. Harvey L. Jones
subject
Bible
Children
Christianity
Christmas
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Religion
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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