Item No: facw00009
Children's Literature Research Collection
Except from the Anthology of Children's Literature taken from Fairy Tales by Hans Christian Andersen, translated by Mrs. Edgar (Alice) Lucas.
Note: The woman in the picture is not a nun, but a housewife wearing a hovetcleet, a traditional structured veil worn in the Netherlands and France beginning in the 15th century.
Johnson, Edna, comp. Anthology of Children’s Literature. Cambridge: The Riverside Press, 1940. Illustrations by N.C. Wyeth.
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Wyeth - Thumbelisa
Wyeth, N. C. (Newell Convers), 1882-1945 - Artist