From Silk an to satin! ; )
Posted by Ann2 on November 10, 1997 at 17:19:03:
In response to Children's Rhymes, written by Caroline on November 07, 1997 at 20:40:17
] I got out the Oxford Book of Nursery Rhymes by Iona and Peter Opie out of my library today. To my delight, I discoverd that all the illustrations are woodcuts from eighteenth and early nineteenth century children's books.
] For Ann, Ann2 Another et al, an all our Lizzies
] My grandmother sent me a new-fashioned three-cornered cambric country-cut handkerchief.
] Not an old fashioned three-cornered cambric country-cut handkerchief,
] But a new-fashioned three-cornered cambric country-cut handkerchief.
] Like them?
Oh Yes Caroline! Delighted to read 'my' rhyme! As a matter of fact I have been digging into the childrens reading around the end of eighteenth century (Guess what I might want that for!!??) And I made a few copies out of The Oxford nursery ...
Thank you dear.
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