THE CHILD 1904 calendar by Jessie Willcox Smith and Elizabeth Shippen Green Elizabeth Shippen Green [American Illustrator 1871-1954] One can see quite a similarity in the styles of artists Elizabeth Shippen Green and Jessie Willcox Smith. The ladies met while studying illustration art with Howard Pyle at the Drexel Institute in Philadelphia and went on to do this children's calendar together. ___ restoration by plumleaves
Katharine Drexel, the second America canonized saint, was born into a wealthy family in Philadelphia in Her father was an international banker and philanthropist accustomed to spending each evening in a prayerful vigil.
Grand Gold Award for Alumni Relations Programs: Drexel University's "Year of the Dragon" http://www.case.org/Documents/Awards/Circle_of_Excellence/2013_COE_Winners/Year%20of%20the%20Dragon%20Calendar.pdf
Jersey, a mutt, is one of the country’s first full-time college therapy dogs. He has office hours, a university ID and fans among the student body at Drexel. The shelter dog is cared for by Kathryn Formica, the school’s coordinator of student fitness and wellness; she keeps his calendar. He gets 10 visitors a week during the semester, and 20 a day during exams. (April 2015, PA) http://www.philly.com/philly/living/pets/20150401_At_Drexel__a_therapy_dog_has_a_devoted_student_following.html