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Rabbits.

Katsushika Hokusai,  from Documents japonais (Japanese art documents), by Charles Gillot, Paris, 188?

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Rabbits.

Katsushika Hokusai, from Documents japonais (Japanese art documents), by Charles Gillot, Paris, 188?

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Monday, July 7, 2014
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Industrial design — cranes flying over the waters.

 from Documents japonais (Japanese art documents), by Charles Gillot, Paris, 188?

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Industrial design — cranes flying over the waters.

from Documents japonais (Japanese art documents), by Charles Gillot, Paris, 188?

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Monday, July 7, 2014
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Boating.

Utagawa Kuniyoshi,  from Documents japonais (Japanese art documents), by Charles Gillot, Paris, 188?

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Boating.

Utagawa Kuniyoshi, from Documents japonais (Japanese art documents), by Charles Gillot, Paris, 188?

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Monday, July 7, 2014
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All in confusion now at last,
The birds upon the shore were cast.

From The Brownies: Their Book, by Palmer Cox, New York, not dated (copyright 1887).

A zip file containing the six illustrations of the latest series can be downloaded at this link.

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All in confusion now at last,
The birds upon the shore were cast.

From The Brownies: Their Book, by Palmer Cox, New York, not dated (copyright 1887).

A zip file containing the six illustrations of the latest series can be downloaded at this link.

(Source: archive.org)

Sunday, July 6, 2014
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One took a header through the wave,
One floated like a chip or stave

From The Brownies: Their Book, by Palmer Cox, New York, not dated (copyright 1887).

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One took a header through the wave,
One floated like a chip or stave

From The Brownies: Their Book, by Palmer Cox, New York, not dated (copyright 1887).

(Source: archive.org)

Sunday, July 6, 2014
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A panic seized the Brownies all,
And out they scampered from the hall.

From The Brownies: Their Book, by Palmer Cox, New York, not dated (copyright 1887).

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A panic seized the Brownies all,
And out they scampered from the hall.

From The Brownies: Their Book, by Palmer Cox, New York, not dated (copyright 1887).

(Source: archive.org)

Sunday, July 6, 2014

brighid45 replied to your post: Front cover from The Brownies: Their B…

My paternal grandmother had this book. I read it many a time as a child and loved every page. Pure delight. :)

It’s very attractive.

Saturday July 5 2014 — 5 notes
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Thus skill and strength and wind they tried
By means they found on every side.

From The Brownies: Their Book, by Palmer Cox, New York, not dated (copyright 1887).

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Thus skill and strength and wind they tried
By means they found on every side.

From The Brownies: Their Book, by Palmer Cox, New York, not dated (copyright 1887).

(Source: archive.org)

Saturday, July 5, 2014