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Strange Visitor - original illustrations.

  • ARTIST: Edith Johnston

  • MEDIUM: Drawings and watercolor,

    DATE: 1937.

  • EDITION SIZE: Illustration board in varying sizes, most are 15 x 20" others smaller.

  • DESCRIPTION: Twenty three original drawings on sixteen boards used to illustrate the book "Strange Visitor" by Edith F. Johnston. Johnson wrote and illustrated a story about a Praying Mantis in the garden. Her original title for the book "The Orge of the Garden" is hand lettered on one of the book cover designs.<BR><BR> The drawings were produced during the summer of 1937. The book was published in 1947 by The Macmillan Company, New York.


  • CONDITION: Overall good condition. Some minor smudging.