Tuesday, December 30, 2014

No, I Don’t Believe in You Any More, but You May Leave the Things (1909)

William S. Walsh, “St. Nicholas in Europe,” Drawing by J.R. Shaver, The Story of Santa Klaus: Told for Children of All Ages from Six to Sixty (New York: Moffat, Yard, and Company, 1909), 204.

Thursday, December 25, 2014

Christmas Joy (1851)

Thanksgiving Night: or, Tales Told in Cold Weather (Boston: Massachusetts Sabbath School Society, 1851), frontispiece.

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Christmas Dinner in the Boy’s Hall (1905)

“Christmas at ‘The Foundling,’” The Quiver Annual Volume (1905): 100.

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Winter (1877)

G.H. Boughton, Winter, “Contemporary Art in England,” Harper’s New Monthly Magazine 54 (January 1877): 161.

Thursday, December 11, 2014

Over Snowfields, Waste and Pathless (1904)

Walter Aikman, engraving on wood after a painting by J. Farquharson, Ellen M. Cyr, Cyrs Advanced First Reader (Boston: Ginn and Company, 1904), 95.


Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Thursday, December 4, 2014

The Moon Is Up and Gives Us Light (1884)

“Lesson XLIII,” Christian Brother’s New Series Primer (New York: De La Salle Institute, 1884), 37.

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

The Strange Physician (1873)

“The Strange Physician,” Petersen’s Magazine 64 (August 1873): 155.