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Mimi's Eyes - Vintage Children's Book Illustrated by Hu Yongkai | Written by Wang Shiyi. via Etsy.
From a 1944 edition (illustrated by Roger Duvoisin) of "A Child's Garden of Verse," by Robert Louis Stevenson.
From the Fireside Book of Favorite American Songs, 1952. Illustrated by Aurelius Battaglia
A beautiful vintage children's book cover by Ninainvorm, via Flickr
African bird pattern
Peggy Bacon. edited by Margaret E. Martignoni. Compiled with the stories' original illustrations under the direction of P. Edward Ernest (1955).
Kids on swings.
Wonil Suh - the child in the water (mixed media, Giclée print)