After avoiding Pinterest for a while I signed up for an account and have come to love it.

It’s great for reference material, but at least for the moment I’ve mainly been using it to expand my knowledge of vintage illustration. I’m familiar with the biggies from the Golden Age of Ilustration, but there are so many wonderful artists I had never heard of, or only knew vaguely.

One of the revelations is how many amazing women illustrators worked in that era. Very few of them were known to me, but the field was replete;

Florence Harrison, Dorothy Lathrop, Jennie Harbour, Marjorie Miller , Virginia Frances Sterret, Helen Stratton, Bertha Lum, Ida Rentoul Outhwaite


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