Child’s bench made in the 17th century.
1664 Caesar van Everdingen – Portrait of a two-year-old boy with an apple and a finch
(Cannon Hall, South Yorkshire)
We’ve been looking at one of our favorite illustrators represented in our special collections of children’s books: Boris
Artzybasheff (1899-1965). The Russian-born American illustrator is perhaps most widely known for illustrating more than 200 covers of Time magazine between 1941 and 1965. These beautiful images above are from our copy of his 1928 edition of The Fairy Shoemaker, and Other Fairy Poems…
Folk Art painting of children at the zoo by Clara Louise Bell, c. mid-20th century.
Happy May Day aka International Workers Day from the Soviet Union!
Postcard by V. Shibayev, 1967.