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McCormick St SE at 4th Ave E.

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condition: excellent
size / dimensions: 18 x 24

"Mother Goose" is a famous illustration of a goose reading to two children by Jessie Wilcox Smith, originally published in 1914.

The lithograph print is professionally framed in a 18 by 24 inch metal frame with a sturdy wire hanger.

The frame has a few light scratches; the print is in excellent condition.

Jessie Wilcox Smith (1863 - 1935) was American female illustrator during the Golden Age of American illustration. As one of the greatest pure illustrators, she illustrated stories and articles for clients such as Century, Collier's, Leslie's Weekly, Harper's, McClure's, Scribners, and the Ladies' Home Journal. She had an ongoing relationship with Good Housekeeping, which included the long-running Mother Goose series of illustrations and also the creation of all of the Good Housekeeping covers from December 1917 to 1933. Among the more than 60 books that Smith illustrated were Louisa May Alcott's Little Women and An Old-Fashioned Girl, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's Evangeline, and Robert Louis Stevenson's A Child's Garden of Verses.

100% of the sale of this item will benefit the Olympia Unitarian Universalist Congregation at 2315 Division St NW, Olympia, WA 98502. We are a a welcoming liberal religious community, a spiritual home where people of all ages engage life's big questions, find purpose and meaning, deepen and live our values, and serve the cause of justice in the wider community. Type OUUC into the search to see what else we're selling on Craigslist!
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