Mr. Showmanship, in postcards from the Liberace Museum.
In 1963, the sender writes, “How is this for a card? My friends and I are enjoying the trip so very much, and Lee is great, as usual, and so handsome.”
Raphael Kirchner (1876-1917) produced more than a thousand paintings and drawings, most published as picture postcards.
Four views of Seattle’s majestic Kalakala
“Anyone who writes down to children is simply wasting his time. You have to write up, not down. Children are demanding. They are the most attentive, curious, eager, observant, sensitive, quick, and generally congenial readers on earth… Children are game for anything. I throw them hard words, and they backhand them over the net.”
— E.B. White, quoted in Some Writer! The Story of E.B. White (2016) by Melissa Sweet