This last: “Tea in the Garden” by Belgian artist Evariste Carpentier (1845-1922)
A postcard for Wood’s May Queen Tea, imported by Thomas Wood & Co. of Boston
“It was no easy task to guide the boat down the swift current.” An illustration by Frank Schoonover for “Between the Lupin and the Laurel” by Henry Van Dyke in Scribner’s Magazine, 1907.
“He thrust a dirty, crumpled wad of bills into the gasping mouth.” An illustration for “The Lascar” in Scribner’s Magazine, 1907, by N.C. Wyeth.
Work by artist W.H. (Walter Hunt) Everett (1880-1946), one of the great Golden Age illustrators.
Illustration by Maxfield Parrish, for Century Magazine, August 1904, of Isola Bella (‘beautiful island’) on Lago Maggiore in Italy, on the southern side of the Alps. The island is entirely occupied by a palace and garden begun in 1632 by Carlo III, of the House of Borromeo, for his wife, Isabella. With thanks to the wonderful Golden Age.
“Exasperation sharpened her wits,” an illustration by Paul Bransom (1885-1979) for An Argosy of Fables (1921) by Frederic Taber Cooper.