Another amazing find from Le Divan Fumoir Bohémien - the Jane Johnson Manuscript Nursery Library, ca. 1740-1759 (Lilly Library, Indiana University).
The Johnson, J. mss. consists of materials devised by Jane (Russell) Johnson primarily for the instruction of her son, George William Johnson. The materials consist of 438 items and are arranged in 24 groups. Included are alphabet cards, religious and secular lesson cards, all hand-made. Some contain colored illustrations and are decorated with multi-colored Dutch paper.
32 words in squares, separated by small symbols or devices
cut from brown, orange, and green Dutch paper. Border and
verso covered in faded blue paper. Card shows signs of wear
in of for the/ they when what/ that my with but/which there
their/ his her him he/ me she thy/ love shall where well/ will
all our/ have from must most
Words and image from Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington).