@ The Library Company of Philadelphia
DescriptionPlate from children's moral instruction book showing an African American man and three passengers traveling in a horse-drawn cart down a dirt path towards the lumber yard. A residence facing the road is visible in the background.; Drawn & lith'd at A. Kollner's lithy. ; H. Camp's lith'c. press.; Published in Common sights in town & country. Delineated & described for young children (Philadelphia: American Sunday-School Union, No. 146 Chestnut Street, [ca. 1853]).; Accompanied by text titled "The wood-cart" moralizing, through the tale of the diligent wood-carter, that good habits in this lifetime offer peace and comfort, and prepare us "for the better life which is to come".