Box 9

Watercolor; pen and ink

No known Illustrator(s)

Known books with call numbers and possible books:
The Christmas tree and other stories McL A544 C5555 1905

Known nursery rhymes, fairy tales and stories:
Hans in Luck
Hansel and Gretel
Little Maya
Simple Simon

Genre/subject of illustrations:
Annotated artwork
Covers/title banners/headings
Mother Goose
Nursery Rhymes and Fairy Tales


Selected Illustrations
(click to enlarge):

Folder 1


Folder 4

Folder 1 “Story of Simple Simon” Pie man vendor in tall hat pointing to top of his carrying tray which is labeled, “Pies Hot Cakes”; Simon looks at him with his hand in his pocket; behind them is a path and a set of buildings with a banner labeled, “Fair”, 18.5 x 14 cm

Folder 2 Simon in a flower bed clutching his pricked fingers in pain; in the distance is a house, 18 x 16.5 cm

Folder 3 Simon riding a donkey pulling both its tail and ears; in the distance is a series of buildings one labeled, “Grocery Store”, 19 x 14 cm

Folder 4 Simon holding a gun aiming it at a duck flying in the air; behind him is a fence and a farm, 17 x 16 cm

Folder 5 Simon being thrown off a bull or cow; a small calf is in the foreground, 18 x 15 cm

Folder 6 Simon sitting fishing in a pail with a string tied to a broom; a woman standing in a doorway looks on, 19 x 17 cm

Folder 7 Simon looking over his shoulder as he is falling through ice; behind him is a building and to the right is a snowy landscape, 22 x 19 cm

Folder 8 Simon carrying water away from a water pump; water is still pouring out of the pump and Simon is carrying a sieve, 22 x 17.5 cm

Folder 9 Young boy bent over picking up (or putting down) items and putting them into a pouch [sketch on reverse], 24 x 18.5 cm

Folder 10 Young boy scattering items onto the ground from a pouch attached to his belt; in front of him is a young girl holding the hand of a man with an axe [sketch on reverse], 24.5 x 19 cm

Folder 11 Young girl pushing a woman wearing a tall hat through an open window; to the right is a covered pot [sketch on reverse], 22 x 18 cm

Folder 12 Witch with a black cat on her shoulder pointing at a bed with two sleeping children, 24 x 18 cm

Folder 13 Young girl wearing colonial era clothing holding a cauldron; the girl is looking up to the right, 24 x 18 cm

Folder 14 “Little Maya” title banner with a girl soothing a huge bird lying on its back, 8 x 23.5 cm [Used in: The Christmas tree and other stories McL A544 C5555 1905]

Folder 15 Young child sitting on the back of an overturned pail looking at the viewer; the child is leaning up against a closed door, 24.5 x 15.5 cm [Used in: The Christmas tree and other stories McL A544 C5555 1905]

Folder 16 Old woman in Renaissance clothing with a pouch tied at her waist leaning forward [woman could possibly be a witch], 24 x 10 cm

Folder 17 Young boy and girl sitting on a log barefoot; they are each holding something in their hands [sketch on reverse], 23 x 16.5 cm

Folder 18 Man and a woman talking wearing colonial era clothing sitting in front of a hearth on a bench; the man has his hands folded and looks concerned, 20 x 18 cm

Folder 19 “Hans in Luck” title banner written using scraps of wood nailed on a plank of wood; a horseshoe encloses the word “in”, 6.5 x 23 cm

Folder 20 “Hans in Luck” two young men on a path; one of the men has a string tied to a pig, another is holding a duck, 28 x 20.5 cm

Folder 21 “Hans in Luck” young man looking into a pool of water surrounded by a stone circle as something [possibly a stone?] is falling through, 15.5 x 26 cm

Folder 22 “Hans in Luck” young man facing the viewer sitting near a stream; his head is in his hand and he looks anxious; in the distance a horse runs off, 28 x 21 cm

Folder 23 “Hans in Luck” young man facing an older man who is handing him a package; both are wearing clogs; behind the older man is a dresser with drawers [sketch on reverse], 28 x 22.5 cm

Folder 24 “Hans in Luck” young man from the waist carrying a package tied to a pole over his shoulder; he is facing right, 12.5 x 25 cm


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