Let's Go Shopping with Peter and Penny

Let's Go Shopping with Peter and Penny

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Description (Brief)

Original artwork, of page 6 and 7, for the book Let's Go Shopping with Peter and Penny, written and illustrated by Lenora Fees Combes and published by Simon & Schuster in New York, New York, in 1948.

Born in Cleveland, Ohio in 1919, Lenora Fees Combes pursued a career in art and writing. She graduated from the Cleveland School of Art where she studied painting and illustration and her work was exhibited at the Chicago Museum of Art in 1940. In addition to illustrating children's books, she worked as an interior designer, painted murals and designed wallpaper. Combes also worked for a time with CBS and contributed stories to children's magazines.

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overall: 8 1/8 in x 13 1/4 in; 20.6375 cm x 33.655 cm
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Gift of Western Publishing Company, Inc. (through Richard Bernstein)
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