Illustration for Child's Play

Eleanor Vere Boyle

Anastatic printing (lithography)

9 x 7 inches

Child’s Play, plate 21.

Another idealized vision of children in an Edenic landscape. The infants' appeal is accentuated by their over-large heads and features and are stereotypically 'cute'. The book was later reissued in colour.

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