Doings of the Bodley Family in Town and Country


Some images from Doings of the Bodley Family in Town and Country, 1876, by Horace Elisha Scudder (1838-1902) (originally anonymous).

[picture: The Chickadee's Nest]

The Chickadee’s Nest

It’s Spring, and the little chickadees have built their nest in a tree; now they are feeding their young. [more...] [$]

[picture: Rustic Border of Twigs]

Rustic Border of Twigs

This rustic border of twigs was used to frame The Chickadee’s Nest. [$]

[picture: Border of twigs (US Letter Sized Version)]

Border of twigs (US Letter Sized Version)

A rustic full-page border of twigs, complete with an ant at lower right, sized for US letter paper (8½×11 inches at 400dpi). [more...] [$]

[picture: Rufflecumtuffle]


THE FOUR QUEER ELVES [more...] [$]

[picture: Bibbety-Bobble]


The fairy folk and the wee elves dance in a circle. [more...] [$]

[picture: The Pied Piper of Hamelin]

The Pied Piper of Hamelin

The pied piper of Hamelin (or Hameln in German) doesn’t look very pied; that is, his cloak isn’t made from two colours. [more...] [$]