Tuesday, January 26, 2016

On the Way to Poloffsky’s Cottage (1877)

Kate Brownlee Horton, “Katinka (A Russian Story),” St. Nicholas 4 (January 1877): 161.

Sunday, January 24, 2016

How the Slide Was Spoiled (1896)

“How the Slide Was Spoiled,” Illustrated by David Ericson, St. Nicholas 23 (February 1896): 344.

Thursday, January 21, 2016

The Engines Now Stood up to Their Throttles in Snow (1896)

R. Pitcher Woodward, Trains That Met in a Blizzard: A Composite Romance, Being a Chronicle of an Extraordinary Adventure of a Party of Twelve Men and One Woman in the Great American Blizzard March 12, 1888, Illustration by J. Carter Beard (New York: Salmagundi Publishing Company, 1896), frontispiece.

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Sunday, January 17, 2016

Thursday, January 14, 2016

“That Wasn’t Bad for the First Trip,” Said He, “See if You Can Do Better” (1915)

Ethel C. Brown, The Three Gays, Illustrated by Grace. G. Kelley (Philadelphia: The Penn Publishing Company, 1915), 92.

Tuesday, January 12, 2016

When She Opens Her Box to Look at Her Treasures, We See the Northern Lights (1884)

Eva Muller, “The Moon Children,” Harper’s Young People: An Illustrated Weekly 6 (December 23, 1884): 120.

Sunday, January 10, 2016

A Moonlight Frolic (1895)

“A Moonlight Frolic,” Illustration by David Ericson, St. Nicholas 22 (March 1895): 431.

Thursday, January 7, 2016

The Snow Man Takes a Hand in the Snowballing (1894)

J. Carter Beard, “The Great Horn Spoon and the Enterprising Boy,”  St. Nicholas  22 (November 1894): 73.

Wednesday, January 6, 2016

Tuesday, January 5, 2016

Old Christmas with the Poets (1851)

Christmas with the Poets: A Collection of Songs, Carols, and Descriptive Verses Relating to the Festival of Christmas, from the Anglo-Norman Period to the Present Time. Embellished with Fifty Tinted Illustrations by Birket Foster, and with Initial Letters and Other Ornaments (London: David Bogue, 1856), 120.