KATHERINE MILHOUS - PAMPHLET SIGNED - HFSID 201542
KATHERINE MILHOUS The Caldecott Medal-winning author and illustrator signs pamphlet from the Pennsylvania City Institute Library in black ink Pamphlet signed: "Katherine Milhous" in black ink. 1 page, 4½x7½.
Sale Price $162.00
The Caldecott Medal-winning author and illustrator signs pamphlet from the Pennsylvania City Institute Library in black ink
Pamphlet signed: "Katherine Milhous" in black ink. 1 page, 4½x7½. Pamphlet describing the "Horn-blowing Rooster" that adorns the wall of the new Pennsylvania City Institute Library, which first appeared in Milhous' book The Egg Tree for which she won the Caldecott Medal. Katherine Milhous (1894-1977) was an American artist, illustrator and writer. Best known as the author and illustrator of The Egg Tree for which she won the 1951 Caldecott Medal for U.S. picture book illustration. Born into a Pennsylvania Quaker family active in Philadelphia's printing industry, her work has been exhibited at the 1939 New York World's Fair and the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. From 1935-1940 she was a supervisor for the Philadelphia Federal Art Project, a branch of the Works Progress Administration, creating posters promoting Pennsylvania, hers well-known for their familiar Pennsylvania Dutch designs into her posters. Toned. Corners rounded. Fine condition
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