Item Info

Item No: facw00009
Title: Thumbelisa
Media Type: Paintings
Source: 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.

Creation Year: ca. 1940
Image Dimensions Width: 86.4 cm
Call Number: Wyeth - Thumbelisa
Creator Name: Wyeth, N. C. (Newell Convers), 1882-1945 - Artist

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