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Johnny's Machines

Johnny's Machines

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Description (Brief)

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.

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Object Name
Date made
Palmer, Helen
Dawitt, Cornelius
Simon and Schuster
Simon and Schuster
place made
United States: New York, New York City
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
overall: 8 in x 1/4 in; 20.32 cm x.635 cm
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accession number
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Little Golden Books
Family & Social Life
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National Museum of American History
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