Jessie Willcox Smith 'Fairy Tales' 1903 by Plum leaves, via Flickr

"A mother reads to her children, depicted by Jessie Willcox Smith in a cover illustration of a volume of fairy tales written in the mid to late century." Children's literature - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Tea-with-Jessie Willcox Smith  1904

“The playing today was even a lovelier, happier thing than it had ever been before.” Illustration by Jessie Willcox Smith from "In the Closed Room" by Frances Hodgson Burnett; New York: McClure, Phillips and Co.

Illustration by Jessie Willcox Smith

Jessie Willcox Smith from The Children of Dickens by Samuel McChord Crothers. Above, Little Em’ly from David Copperfield.

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Jessie Willcox Smith was an American illustrator previous post here mostly Good Housekeeping illustrations/covers this time .