Really Babies, with illustrations reproduced from photographs taken by the author.

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Very charming early photos of young children, posed but quite relaxed. Ladies' Home Journal 1902, after the publication of Dream Children: "A comparatively new worker in photography, Mrs. Brownell is meeting with great success in the rich but hitherto almost untouched field of the art as applied to book illustration. Among the children of the poor she has found her most effective material, and with a sympathetic touch she fills her studies with much of the poetic pathos which is frequently the attribute of humble lives. Mrs. Brownell’s photographs are the result of patient study. Her models are often first sketched in pencil for composition, and they are always carefully trained both for pose and expression." The poems facing are not memorable. Note: This book has been sold.

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20944 ReallyBabies by Brownell, photo illustrated.
20944 ReallyBabies by Brownell, photo illustrated.
20944 ReallyBabies by Brownell, photo illustrated.
20944 ReallyBabies by Brownell, photo illustrated.
20944 ReallyBabies by Brownell, photo illustrated.
20944 ReallyBabies by Brownell, photo illustrated.
20944 ReallyBabies by Brownell, photo illustrated.
20944 ReallyBabies by Brownell, photo illustrated.
Really Babies, with illustrations reproduced from photographs taken by the author.
Brownell, Elizabeth B.
/EBB, photographer.
Chicago and New York: Rand, McNally and Company, Publishers, 1908, 1st nap; ocher silk cloth with lettering in gilt, partly highlighted in black; on upper cover, oval sepia halftone reproduction of a photograph of a small child with her doll, within a gold stamped frame; rectangular sepia halftone reproduction mounted on lower cover; sepia half tone frontis and each spread with a full page sepia half tone photo, framed in plain tan border, and illustrating the facing brief text and a small rectangular photo beneath; 27.7x22.3 cm; 63 pp. (White #269)
Picture Book hardcover.
CONDITION: Good Minus; no names, contemporary italic font school library plate 2"x3" with form not filled in, pull tear from possible slip, no other marks, extrems bumped and worn, binding cloth quite clean w only a couple of small spots on back, gilt is bright and paste-on edges are sharp; front hinge paper cracked but block is tight to binding, two 4" gutter tears closed with archival tape, first 19 pages are quite wrinkled, but all is clean.
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20944 ReallyBabies by Brownell, photo illustrated.
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