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Johnny's Machines

Johnny's Machines

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Johnny's Machines written by Helen Palmer with illustrations by Cornelius De Witt, and published by Simon & Schuster in New York, New York, in 1949, reprint 1950.

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 several 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.

Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Book
Date made
1949
1950
author
Palmer, Helen
illustrator
Dawitt, Cornelius
publisher
Simon and Schuster
maker
Simon and Schuster
place made
United States: New York, New York City
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 8 in x 1/4 in; 20.32 cm x.635 cm
ID Number
1990.0375.05
accession number
1990.0375
catalog number
1990.0375.05
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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