Engraving by an unknown engraver
Source: Tuer, facing p.46
Encircled and enfolded by daisies, a little girl in an old-fashioned dress is studying the first letters of the alphabet from an equally old-fashioned horn-book. She becomes a perfect symbol both of the season and of innocence. This is the first of Gaskin's four very attractive Arts and Crafts designs here, based on the seasons.
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