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"The big cat was purring in drowsy content; she liked the caressing touch of the kind little hand."

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Title
"The big cat was purring in drowsy content; she liked the caressing touch of the kind little hand."
Names
Birch, Reginald Bathurst (1856-1943) (Illustrator)
Collection

Children's book illustrations

Book illustrations -- Burnett -- Little Lord Fauntleroy

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1889
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC-CHI BOOK-Bur-Lit
Topics
Burnett, Frances Hodgson, 1849-1924. Little Lord Fauntleroy
Boys
Fireplaces
Fur
Cats
Tigers
Kindness
Genres
Illustrations
Notes
Content: Artist's signature on lower left corner.
Source note: Little Lord Fauntleroy (New York Charles Scribner''s Sons) Birch, Reginald Bathurst (1856-1943), Illustrator.
Physical Description
Wood engravings
Extent: 1 print : b ; 10.5 x 13.5 cm
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): ffefce30-c5b9-012f-7813-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1856: Creator Born
  • 1889: Issued
  • 1943: Creator Died
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. ""The big cat was purring in drowsy content; she liked the caressing touch of the kind little hand."" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1889. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/7285c1a3-dbe9-e462-e040-e00a18065293

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. ""The big cat was purring in drowsy content; she liked the caressing touch of the kind little hand."" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 26, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/7285c1a3-dbe9-e462-e040-e00a18065293

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1889). "The big cat was purring in drowsy content; she liked the caressing touch of the kind little hand." Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/7285c1a3-dbe9-e462-e040-e00a18065293

Wikipedia Citation

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"The big cat was purring in drowsy content; she liked the caressing touch of the kind little hand."