The New England Primer: Containing the Assembly's Catechism; The Account of the Burning of John Rogers; A Dialogue between Christ, A Youth, and the Devil; and Various Other Useful and Instructive Matter.

Illustrated by Unidentified artist, American, 19th century, Publisher Southworth Allen Howland (American, 1800–1882), Printer Henry Jenkins Howland (American, 1810–1897)

Object Place: Worcester, Massachusetts


Overall: 12.2 x 7.5 x 8 cm (4 13/16 x 2 15/16 x 3 1/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with wood engravings

Not On View


Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Worcester: S. A. Howland [betw. 1842-1853]) 12.2 cm; 64 pp.; original publisher’s half brown cloth, pictorial blue paper boards (gray manila folder, tan cloth spine).

Worcester: S. A. Howland [betw. 1842-1853


Lloyd and Vivian Hawes, Wellesley, MA; her bequest to MFA, June 21, 2000.

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The Lloyd and Vivian Hawes Collection