Happy children posing in historical vignettes from themed birthday parties, ca. 1910-1915, likely in New Jersey. From a "baby book" recording events in the life of one Helen Mary Stratz, born March 6, 1906, near Egg Harbor, New Jersey.
March 11, 2010
or rather, the Dog-shaped papier-mâché bookshelf blog entry. A true gem of an item from the Betsy Beinecke Shirley collection, highlighted by expert cataloger, Ellen Ellickson, who describes the object more completely, below. Author: Martin, John, 1865-1947. Title: The read out loud books Published: New York : Dodd, Mead & Company, c1911.
October 23, 2008