One of the best ever collections of images of children from the Nineteenth century - a very wide selection taken from illustrated books and periodicals of the time with children in a huge variety of settings, costumes, and doing many different activities.
Featuring: Children at school, studying, writing, with a chalk board for arithmetic, reading, drawing, playing sport, sledging, in carts, a punch and judy show, with animals of all kinds, as babies, eating, bathing.
Children at work, as gardeners, agricultural workers, playing musical instruments, putting on theatrical performances, as clowns and jesters, dressed as grand ladies, faces from different social classes, children in traditional dress from India, Peru, China.
Emotion; children crying, sulking, tantrums, smiling, laughing.
An ideal collection for anyone illustrating themes of the history of childhood, or looking for interesting imagery from the past.
High quality images printed clearly and ideal for copyright free use. Illustrations:
385 black and white engravings Author:
Carol Belanger GraftonSize:
Permission free.ISBN 13: