Johnny's Machines

Description (Brief)
Johnny's Machines written by Helen Palmer with illustrations by Cornelius De Witt published by Simon & Schuster, 1949.
Cornelius De Witt (1905-1956) was born in Germany but spent most of his life in and around New York. De Witt worked successfully in a number of mediums including printmaking, painting and illustration. De Witt‘s realistic style of drawing created distinctly visual images and in turn children found the books easy to read and comprehend. He was best known for his Golden book on the Human Body.
Object Name
book and drawings
date made
Simon & Schuster
Western Publishing Co., Inc.
Palmer, Helen
Dawitt, Cornelius
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
ID Number
accession number
Entertainment, general
Children's Literature
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Culture and the Arts: Entertainment
Popular Entertainment
Little Golden Books
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
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