Saturday, February 23, 2008

Robert Lawson

Robert Lawson
American illustrator
born 1892 - died 1957

Robert Lawson was an illustrator with a beautiful style, especially for animals and for eras gone by. He won the Caldecott Award in 1940 for They Were Strong and Good. These illustrations are from that book and from Country Colic, published in 1940.

Thanks to David Miller who provided these scans from his collection.

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