Art: May Gibbs

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Front cover, from Gum-nut Babies, 1916 May Gibbs, Watercolour, PXD 304/1/1 'Gum-nut Babies' was the first in a series of five wildflower baby booklets by May Gibbs, published by Angus  Robertson.

May Gibbs Children's Literature Trust Fellowship

I'm very proud and honoured to announce that I have been awarded a Creative Time Residential Fellowship by the May Gibbs Children's Literat...

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‘We are the Gumnut Corps…’ , 1916 May Gibbs, chromolithograph print, PXD 304/vol 11/ 6 This is perhaps the best known of the 33 patriotic postcard designs produced by May Gibbs during World War I.

In Honour of May Gibbs

Gibbs, May (1877 - 1969)(born 17 January 1877, died on 27 November 1969) Artist and author, the daughter of H. W. Gibbs of Perth, WA, and Surrey, England. She was about four when she arrived in...

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Stories

Showcasing people, places and ideas inspired by the collection and the library community.

may gibbs art - Google Search

Stories

Showcasing people, places and ideas inspired by the collection and the library community.

may gibbs art - Google Search

May Gibbs; artist: images of Snugglepot, Cuddlepie, Little Lobelia, Ragged Blossom eucalyptus gumnut babies

I went out for a walk by the sea, and sat on a bollard to think. Silent, but for the clink of a boat. Still water. Many gum trees in full blossom. In Australia, we believe very small people called Gum Nut Babies live in gum nuts. They also wear little skirts made of eucalyptus flowers. They wear adorable little fluffy hats.

The Gum Blossom Ballet, frontispiece, from Snugglepot and Cuddlepie: their adventures wonderful , 1918

May Gibbs – Revolting Woman

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The Lecture, from Snugglepot and Cuddlepie: their adventures wonderful, 1918 May Gibbs, Ink  grey wash, PXD 304/2/119 May Gibbs' iconic 'Snugglepot and Cuddlepie: their adventures wonderful' was first published in 1918 by Angus  Robertson.

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may gibbs Frontispiece, from Gum-nut Babies, 1916

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Aussie illustration

Children in a Tree, Ethel Spowers, 1927 The beginning of the 20th century is considered the Golden Age of book illustration in America and England. The Australian artists of that time are not as well known, although rare pictures from old children's books sometimes show up on blogs like The Pictorial Arts, A Study in Contrasts, Australian Fairy Artists and BiblioOdyssey. It's an intriguing look at a different place and time. This is a hodgepodge of Aussie fantasy work and illustration from…

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May Gibbs – Revolting Woman

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