Box 21

Pen and ink

No known Illustrator(s)

Known books with call numbers and possible books:
Familiar Pets [not in AAS collections]
Friends of the Farm [not in AAS collections]
Fur & Feathers [not in AAS collections]

Known nursery rhymes, fairy tales and stories:

Genre/subject of illustrations:
Annotated artwork
Publishing process -- text and image layout


Selected Illustrations
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Folder 1


Folder 16

Folder 1 Three kittens in bows sitting on a stone step; in front of them is an ear of corn and an empty bowl; text is annotated at the top “Country friends in Fur & Feathers” 30.5 x 25.5 cm

Folder 2 Four ducklings swimming in a pond; in the foreground are chicks on the shore; in the background is a puppy in a pail and a kitten in a bow beside him, 20.5 x 29.5 cm

Folder 3 A horse and two calves facing a sheep and a lamb; in the foreground are several chickens; in the background is a barn and a large tree, 23 x 29 cm

Folder 4 A black and white striped cow laying in a field turned to the left facing the viewer; behind him in the distance is a windmill, 24 x 24 cm

Folder 5 Three ducks in a pond; one is eating; one is swimming and one is standing facing the right; in the distance on land is a duck sleeping, 26 x 22.5 cm

Folder 6 Two barefoot children, a boy and a girl, feeing chickens meal from a bowl; beneath them is a chicken and several chicks, 27.5 x 21 cm

Folder 7 A dog in a doghouse; in front of him is a bird perched on a broom, a rabbit and several bunnies; image is annotated in upper right, “[Birdie?] brings some interesting gossip”, 21.5 x 29 cm

Folder 8 A large horse outside a barn; at the table is a goat and several kids eating from a bowl off a small table; image is annotated in the upper right, “leave some for us, greedy!”, 22 x 29 cm

Folder 9 Two cows in a field eating hay off a wheeled cart; in the distance is a farmhouse, 30.5 x 25 cm

Folder 10 A rooster and a hen in a field; in front of them is a broken egg, behind them are several chicks drinking from a bowl; annotation in the upper right says, “Country Friends in Fur and Feathers”, 25 x 23.5 cm

Folder 11 Two dogs; one large one which looks like a sheep dog and one small one which looks like a bulldog; behind them is a fence; is annotated in upper left, “Country friends in fur and feathers”, 18 x 30 cm

Folder 12 A seated mother cat at a bowl surrounded by three kittens; behind them is an overturned pail with a rat and a fence with vines; image is annotated in the upper right, “Country Friends in Fur & Feathers”, 24.5 x 25.5 cm

Folder 13 A kitten on a table stalking several mice who are on a large piece of cheese; behind the table is a curtain with a pictorial scene and another cat looking on, 18 x 27 cm

Folder 14 A boxer-like dog to the right drinking from a bowl; to the left of him are several chickens, one drinking from a pail; in the distance is a farmhouse; image is annotated in the upper left, “Animals of the Farm”, 24.5 x 23.5 cm

Folder 15 Three black and white puppies in a field; behind them is a fence and a path; in front of one of them is an overturned cup, annotated at top “Familiar Pets”, 32 x 25 cm

Folder 16 A donkey tied to a rope taking the cover off a wicker basket with fruit inside; in the distance is a covered hay stack and a farmhouse; image is annotated at the top “Familiar Pets”, 30.5 x 25 cm

Folder 17 A chicken facing left surrounded by small chicks; in front of her is a puppy on a rock with its teeth bared and tail between his legs; behind them is a fence and a water gutter leading to a bucket; image is annotated “Familiar Pets”, 24 x 23 cm

Folder 18 A horse and a fowl leaning over the door to a stall; in front is a basket filled with corn; image is annotated at the bottom, “Country Friends in Fur & Feathers”, 28.5 x 23 cm

Folder 19 A pointer dog facing right with its front paw up and eyes turned towards the viewer; in the distance is the silhouette of another pointer and several low flying birds; image is annotated at the top “Animals of the Farm”, 32.5 x 25 cm

Folder 20 A large adult female pig surrounded by several piglets in a field; to the left is a terrier with a collar; in the distance is a farmhouse; image is annotated, “Well, what do you want?”, 20 x 29.5 cm

Folder 21 A young boy working at an anvil; he has an apron and hat on and a hammer raised above his head; he is working on a horseshoe; beneath the anvil are several blacksmith tools; behind is a small fire leading up a chimney; to the left is a tied horse looking on, 29.5 x 20.5

Folder 22 Two horses galloping from the left approach a pond; in the pond are several ducks running away; text at the bottom reads “How mean to come and spoil our fun!”, 29 x 24.5 cm

Folder 23 A white cat looking up at a bird in a cage; the cat has its paw on a pot of morning glories; image is annotated in pencil at the bottom “Oh, dear! This is a dreadful temptation for me!”, 29.5 x 24 cm

Folder 24 Two horses and one dog drinking from a filled trough; in the distance on a tree branch a crow looks on; text at the bottom reads “Mr. Crow has to wait for his turn.” And in pencil “After you Gentlemen!” and “Refreshment for the thirsty”, 29 x 24 cm

Folder 25 A cow and a calf facing right; the calf is eating from a bowl on a bench; two geese are to the right; text at bottom reads “Go Away. We Can’t Spare you Any”, 24 x 29 cm

Folder 26 Two cows and a dog at the edge of a pond to the right; in the pond are two swans; one facing the cows and one in the distance; numerous text blocks are glued to the paper, the central caption is “Fido and the Swan exchange unkind remarks”, 29.5 x 25 cm

Folder 27 An adult cat and adult dog look on as several kittens and puppies drink from a large bowl; one of the kittens is inside the bowl; text at the bottom reads, “Greedy Folks Some Times Get More than They Want.”, 24.5 x 27 cm

Folder 28 A chicken, two geese and several chicks look at a mouse trap with a small mouse inside; text at bottom reads “It looks as if You’d Have to Stay there, Mr. Mouse”, 29.5 x 25 cm

Folder 29 A donkey and a small dog approach a pond; in the pond are numerous ducks and geese; in the distance is a farmhouse; text at bottom reads “Don’t you dare to come in our pond!”, 29.5 x 24 cm


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