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Alphabe Thursday W is for lots of things!

October 24, 2013

If only I had come across this little book 2 years ago I could have saved many prayers to the alphabet fairy on Wednesdays when frantically thinking about my post to Alphabe Thursday each week!

So I can use several little engravings for W is for wagon, windmill, whip, watermill, wheel, and more.

Ellenor Fenn (1743–1813) (née Frere) who often used the pseudonym Mrs Lovechild or Mrs Teachwell  was a prolific 18th-century writer of children’s books.

This is book called Mrs Lovechild’s book written in 1924 is designed to teach children the ‘names of things’ … almost 300 years later I am not sure children today would recognize many of them

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4 Comments leave one →
  1. October 24, 2013 2:31 pm

    What a great vintage post for W ~ Beautiful book ~ thanks, carol ^_^

    • October 24, 2013 4:07 pm

      Yes its great … like the picture of the Whip just so the children know what a whip is!!

  2. October 31, 2013 7:03 pm

    What a neat, neat book!

    This is quite a find.

    I love the images and the sepia toned photos.

    Just wonderful!

    Thank you for linking.


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