New Gallery Publication on its Way!

On Valentine’s Day, copies of our new pamphlet, “On the Road in the Cotsen Children’s Library” will be available free of charge to all gallery visitors.

What’s it about?

It’s about the sound of keys jingling in your pocket, putting the pedal to the metal, and moving forward.  It’s a tribute to the wheel and to illustrators who captured the joy of being on the open road and going places.  To whet your appetite, here are some of the pictures from the crazy mixed-up files of the compiler that didn’t make the final cut…

Oldřich Bárta.  Kdo to umi?  Illustrated by Jan Brukner.  (Brno: NakladatelstviÌ Rovnost, 1949).

Oldřich Bárta. Kdo to umi? Illustrated by Jan Brukner. (Brno: NakladatelstviÌ Rovnost, 1949). Cotsen 17769

Mary Liddell.  Little Machinery.  (Garden City, NY: Doubleday Page & Co., c1926).

Mary Liddell. Little Machinery. (Garden City, NY: Doubleday Page & Co., c1926). Cotsen 21251

Edwin Redslob.  Der  Spielzeugschrank.  Illustrated by Emmy Zweybruck.  (Leipzig, Berlin: Verlag Otto Beyer, [1934]).

Edwin Redslob. Der Spielzeugschrank. Illustrated by Emmy Zweybruck. (Leipzig, Berlin: Verlag Otto Beyer, [1934]). Cotsen 3765

Herman Lee Meader.  Motor Goose Rhymes.  Illustrated by Pal.  (New York:  The Grafton Press Publishers, c1905).

Herman Lee Meader. Motor Goose Rhymes. Illustrated by Pal. (New York: The Grafton Press Publishers, c1905). Cotsen 10495

POOP, POOP!