Doctor Squash the Doll Doctor

Description (Brief):

Doctor Squash the Doll Doctor written by Margaret Wise Brown with illustrations by J.P. Miller and published by Simon & Schuster, 1952.

Description (Brief)

John Parr Miller (1913-2004) was a native New Yorker who initially worked in the model department of Disney Studios from 1934-1942. He created characters for some of the earliest Disney productions, including Pinocchio, Fantasia and Dumbo. His interests expanded to include children’s illustrations, and his first assignment with Little Golden Books was the artwork for the Little Red Hen, one of the original fifteen books published in 1942. Working in a simple somewhat abstract style, Miller utilized bold, sharp lines and bright colors to make his images appear more graphic than painterly.

Date Made: 1952

Publisher: Simon & SchusterPrinter: Western Publishing Co., Inc.

Subject: Children's Literature

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Credit Line: Gift of Western Publishing Company, Inc. (through Richard Bernstein)

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: COLL.GOLDNBK.000005Accession Number: 1992.0634

Object Name: book and drawings

Physical Description: paper (overall material)ink (overall material)

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-9500-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1436627

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