Sunday, March 27, 2016

Floating with Noiseless Wings into the Rooms, Kind Angels Took up the Abandoned Task (1868)

T.K. Hervey, “The Virgin: Or Angel Help,” Illustrations by Kronheim, New Stories and Old Legends (London: Cassell, Petter, and Galpin, 1868), 55.

Thursday, March 24, 2016

The Prince of Wales, Thinking His Father Was Dead, Took up the Crown (1866)

William Marten, ed., Peter Parley’s Annual for 1866. A Christmas and New Year’s Present for Young People, Including Almanac and Diary for the Year (London: William Kent and Company, 1866), frontispiece.

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

The Queen City Printing Ink, Co. (1907)

Advertisement, “The Queen City Printing Ink Co.,” The Inland Printer 40 (October 1907): 9.

Sunday, March 20, 2016

Great Covering Capacity (1911)

Advertisement, “The Queen City Printing Ink Co.,” The Inland Printer 48 (October 1911): 17.

Thursday, March 17, 2016

Beyond the Lions Stood the House Beautiful, With Walls of Gold Bright as the Sun Itself and Gates of Gleaming Pearl (1915)

Maud Linzey,  “The Lions in the Way,” Illustrated by Florence Liley Young, The Story-Teller (Boston: Lothrop, Lee, and Shepard Company, 1915), 117.

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

The Balloons Floated and Filled the Sky (1922)

Carl Sandburg, Illustrations by Maud and Miska Petersham, Rootabaga Stories (New York: Harcourt, Brace, and Company, 1922), frontispiece.

Thursday, March 10, 2016

Flesh: Yellowish, Fine, Buttery, Melting, and Juicy; Flavor: Rich, Brisk, Vinous, Perfumed, and Delicious (1852)

C.M. Hovey, The Fruits of America: Containing Richly Colored Figures, and Full Descriptions of All the Choicest Varieties Cultivated in the United States (Boston: Hovey and Company, 1852),  8.

Sunday, March 6, 2016

The Ault & Wiborg Company Printing Inks (1892)

“The Ault and Wiborg Printing Company Inks," The Inland Printer 9 (March 1892): 563.

Thursday, March 3, 2016

Natural Color Harmonies (1912)

Edith Cary Hammond, Industrial Drawing for Girls: Design Principles Applied to Dress (New York: Redfield Brothers, Inc., 1912), 17.

Tuesday, March 1, 2016