Pictures from Look at the Bright Side, A Tale for the Young by Joanna Hooe Matthews (1849 – 1901); London, Edinburgh and New York, 1883.
I do not have a copy of this book: the scans were sent to me by Ken Winko.
The front cover of this book is green with gold details.
A small girl plays with a toy horse, dolls, a doll-house and a sheep on wheels; she crouches on the floor. Behind her a boy holds a stick. An older girl talks to the servant, who is dark-skinned, and who holds a baby. It is a family scene perhaps from the American South, and possibly, given the date, the woman servant is free, not a slave, although [...] [more...]
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