J. Baker. My Pony. Philadelphia: Wm. Charles, 1818. [catalog record]
Helen & Benjamin Tighe Collection of American Children’s Books, the gift of Elisabeth Ball, 1969.
This is a lovely example of the gentler side of William Charles’s picture book art. Charles published a series of works including My Mother, My Father, My Daughter, My Son, and My Pony, the only title about a pet. The book with its intaglio printed pages, shows the harmonious relationship between a beloved pet and his young master.
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