|Illustration (above) and poem (below) |
from Little me: in picture and verse,
by Fanny Y. Cory (New York : E.P.
A conscience is a horrid thing!Just when you're having fun
It makes you look around and see
The mischief you have done-
Recently, the Society acquired nine books that were beautifully illustrated by Fanny Young Cory. A longtime Montanan, Cory was a book, magazine, and newspaper illustrator best known for The Fairy Alphabet; Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll; and two works by L. Frank Baum: The Magic Key and The Enchanted Island of Yew. Her illustrations appeared in magazines like Life, Saturday Evening Post, and Century.
|Fanny Cory in her youth, |
from "Fanny Cory Cooney:
Mother and Artist," by Bob
Cooney and Sayre Cooney
Dodgson, Montana The
Magazine of Western History,
(Summer 1980) p 9.
The Research Center holds 14 works containing her writings or illustrations, and the Museum has 180 pieces of original Cory art.
|Illustration in Fairy Tales, (Chicago, Illinois: N.K. Fairbank Company), , |
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