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.
may gibbs: more than a fairy tale
acquaint yourself to australias beloved childhood author from the early 1900's... a self portrait her first notion of gumnuts was a bookmark that she hand painted front and back... as adorable as all her drawings were, they were based on real events surrounding WWI. war packages included postcards of her images, from sisters sewing, to gumnets in slings with a kookaburra being the redcross. as time went on she crossed over into 5 very successful childrens book. i just wanted to share some of…
Works on Paper - Peg Maltby - Australian Art Auction Records
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