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Tag Archives: Children
Portrait of a child holding a lizard. Nineteenth or twentieth century, maybe American.
Leonora Carrington: And Then We Saw the Daughter of the Minotaur (1953)
Capitalist Henry Clay Madison is unmoved by the specter of a child laborer in John H. Collins’s Children of Eve (1915).
Carolyn Lawrence: Black Children Keep Your Spirits Free (1972)
A selection from Charles William Kimmins’s book Children’s Dreams (1920): A lady was sitting on my bed, and the King and Queen were under the bed eating bread and butter, and a lot of ladies with them. The sun and … Continue reading
Jessie Willcox Smith: illustration for George MacDonald’s At the Back of the North Wind (1919)
In his book Alice in Many Tongues (1964), Warren Weaver spends the last chapter using a curious method to evaluate various translations of Alice in Wonderland. He takes the same passage from each translation—a portion of the Mad Tea-Party—and asks … Continue reading
Galatea, daughter of Eurytius, who was son of Sparton, married at Phaestus in Crete Pandion’s son, Lamprus, a man of good family but without means. When Galatea became pregnant, Lamprus prayed to have a son and said plainly to his … Continue reading
Sam Rodriguez: Here & There (2017) “Recently, I completed the first of what I hope will be many projects here in my hometown of San Jose, California on 8th & Empire Streets….On this wall, there is a portrait of my … Continue reading