Box 19

Pen and ink

No known Illustrator(s)

Known books with call numbers and possible books:
No definite match

Known nursery rhymes, fairy tales and stories:
Fair One with Golden Locks
Hansel & Gretel
The Little Old Woman

Genre/subject of illustrations:
Annotated artwork
Mother Goose
Covers/title banners/headings
Nursery Rhymes and Fairy Tales
Publishing process -- text and image layout


Selected Illustrations
(click to enlarge):

Folder 10


Folder 14

Folder 1 Title page for “The Little Old Woman” featuring an image of a woman in a chair with a large pillow behind her; she is asleep but wearing her glasses; a circular image above it shows her sitting and drinking tea at a small table [note: image is a paste-up and is a collage of several images], 31.5 x 24.5 cm

Folder 2 “Little Old Woman” An old woman standing before a table which has bottles, glasses and a pin cushion on it; she is looking in a mirror and her expression is one of surprise, 28 x 20 cm

Folder 3 “Little Old Woman” An old woman sitting in a high back chair at a table with a tablecloth, a covered dish, several glasses and food; a man in a wig with a coat on, possibly a servant, is standing behind the table, 28 x 24 cm

Folder 4 “Little Old Woman” several people in colonial era clothing seated at a table; one of them is reading a document ‘Last Will and Testament’ as four people look on, 28 x 24.5 cm

Folder 5 “Little Old Woman” An older woman in a large chair wrapped in a blanket facing left; in front of her is a small table with a piping teapot and cup; her feet are perched on a footstool, 28 x 22.5 cm

Folder 6 “Little Old Woman” An excited old woman standing in a closet holding onto dresses; beneath the dresses are several pairs of shoes, 28 x 21.5 cm

Folder 7 “Little Old Woman” A woman in colonial era clothing entering a carriage; behind is a well-dressed young boy and in front of her is a man holding open the door to the stagecoach, 27.5 x 23.5 cm

Folder 8 Cover page which features a black board with title “The Fair One with Golden Locks” mounted on wood; much of the image has been removed, 28 x 19.5 cm

Folder 9 “Fair One with Golden Locks” A giant with a satchel holding a large club over his right shoulder; he has a moustache and is dressed in Elizabethian era clothing; behind him is a forest and behind one of the trees is a small, scared-looking man, 29 x 21.5 cm

Folder 10 Title page with text “Hansel & Grethel [Gretel]” written in a black text block; to the left is a forest scene and to the right is a large rectangle with an area removed; text written states, “Copyright 1901 By McLoughlin Bro’s New York” and “White Cat Series”, 24 x 16 cm

Folder 11 Title page for a book featuring two children holding a clothesline with the text for “Hansel & Grethel [Gretel]” between them; the children are barefoot and are wearing colonial era clothing [note: image is composed of numerous pieces of cardstock glued onto a single piece], 25.5 x 29 cm

Folder 12 A woman opening the door to a stone cottage, she is likely a witch; in front of the door are two children barefoot in colonial era clothing; they are pulling off parts of the house and eating it [image is probably an illustration from Hansel and Gretel], 28 x 24.5 cm

Folder 13 A man embracing a young girl, a boy is to the left holding the man’s shoulder; they are all wearing colonial era clothing [image is possibly an illustration from Hansel and Gretel] [sketch on reverse], 28 x 21.5 cm

Folder 14 “Hansel & Grethel [Gretel]” Image of a woman with a scarf wrapped around her head on a doorstop with her arm extended to two children below; the children, a boy and a girl, are barefoot and have their arms locked together, 28 x 23 cm

Folder 15 A girl riding a goose or a duck in a pond with lily pads; behind her a boy watches from the shore with his hands on his hips, both are wearing colonial era clothing [image is possibly an illustration from Hansel and Gretel], 28 x 23 cm


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