LINKS: Boyhood An astounding, one-of-a-kind trove of stories and drawings reveals what life was like for young men growing up in rural 19th-century America Children in 19th-century art reflect nation’s fears, dreams Image courtesy of National Library of Wales
If not, he’s just a good-looking American kid. For more kids check out this LINK. The pictures are great!
THE IMPORTANCE OF KIDS IN NATURE NATURE AND ART IN THE 19th CENTURY NATURE-DEFICIT DISORDER
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“The most merciful thing that a large family does to one of its infant members is to kill it.” Margaret Sanger, Women and the New Race I sort of get Margaret Sanger‘s bitterness. Her family arrived in the New World fleeing the Irish Famine (see the real and disturbing causes HERE). Her mother had 18…
courtesy of Geoffrey C. Ward The West
Thomas Eakins’ portrait of his sister who died young.
You rock that hat, Alice!
Flora Foster married the handsome man on the left in the last picture, but . . .