Painted in plein air, Haiti, as a study for Street in cap-Haitian. Ruth Van Sickle Ford was a native of Aurora, Ill., and gained national attention not only for her art but for her distinctive home, dubbed Ruth Ford's Round House, featured in Life Magazine.
Ruth Van Sickle Ford was a member of the American Watercolor Society, and had a long and successful art and academic career. Provenance: Painting presented to Lillian Wiskur, who cared for Mrs. Ford's poodles when she vacationed in Haiti.
Curly locks! Curly locks! wilt thou be mine?
Thou shalt not wash dishes, nor yet feed the swine.
Little Bo Peep has lost her she
And can't tell where to find them.
Litho prints produced by Good Housekeeping Magazine. Framing by Block and Kuhl Co. Galleries [Aurora, IL]
Painting of Sammy Lane on the Frontispiece; Copyright 1907 by Elsbery W. Reynolds; Published, Sept. 1907, Publishers A.L. Burt Company, New York. The book contains four illustrations by F. Graham Cootes.
Forward: That all with one consent prasie new-born gawds,
Tho they are made and molded of things past,
And give to dust that is a little gilt
More laud than gilt o'er-dusted.” Troilus and Cressida. Act 3: Sc 3.
To Frances, My Wife, In memory of that beautiful summer in the Ozark Hills, when, so often, we followed the Old Trail around the rim of Mutton Hollow—the trail that is nobody knows how old—and from Sammy's Lookout watched the day go over the western ridges.
Print backside: 504 Alfons Maria Mucha Job (Zigarettenpapier). Plakat 1898 Museum fur Knst und Gewerbe Hamburg. Copyright Verlag L. Dabritz. Alleinvertr. ART H. Hilscher, Munchen. Printed in Western Germany.
The Cathedral of Notre-Dame in Paris, painted from the vantage point of Pissos, located 560 km (348 miles) from Paris. Title: Cathédrale, Notre-Dame de Chartres En Pissos. Framing: Interior Decorations For the Home, Period Furniture, Pottery & Lamps, C. Allen Correll, Bronxville, NY.
Illustrated by Eleanor Campbell and Keith Ward, 1946-47 Edition - assigned to Darrell Wiskur 1946: price, 60 cents.
So Big was a doll and a book, and often purchased together for some lucky little girl! The 20-inch doll was by Madame Alexander. It had a cryer and said "Mama"!
Published by Robert H. Coleman, Dallas, Texas, 1933; includes classic hymns and
Happy Birthday to You!, pg. 426, titled
Good Morning to You
Record included inside cover
Sequel to The Wizard of Oz
Published in 1904, Baum wrote this book following the successful stage production of the Wizard of Oz, which ran from 1902 to 1909. Inside Ink illustrations by John R. Neill.
A fascinating, illustrated and scholarly work on California in the 1800's: includes The Constitution of California
A Pictorial View of California; Including a description of the Panama and Nicaragua Routes, with Information and Advice.
Autobiography of "Old Cato" or "Homo et Canis." A First Edition of the double edition of stories, 1892, by Republic Publishing Company, Chicago. Ink drawings illustrate this adventurous book.
two cast-bronze figures, a dog and a child or Cherub. The child rests in the care of his protective dog.
Stories From Uncle Remus Book by Joel Chandler Harris, 1943 printing
Contains six stories by Joel Chandler:
Book has 28 pages with six ink drawings and 12 full-color illustrations
A classic tale told by a classical pairBack to Top