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At the approach of evening I opened the first closet and, entering it, found a mansion like paradise.

1909 / Pearson, Helen (1870-1949)

PPL-AA2020.44.jpg

A print featuring an illustration by Maxfield Parrish (1870-1966). Image features a man flanked by large, flowering bushes and decorative urns; a circular pool is in the foreground; a leafy tree is in the background; caption appears in white margin below the illustration.

Original illustration appeared in The Arabian Nights: Their Best-Known Tales; edited by Kate Douglas Wiggin and Nora A. Smith, illustrated by Maxfield Parrish. Published by Scribner, New York, 1909.

~ Pearson, Helen (1870-1949), “At the approach of evening I opened the first closet and, entering it, found a mansion like paradise.,” Portsmouth Public Library's Online Archives, accessed October 21, 2021, https://portsmouthexhibits.org/items/show/2471.

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Title

At the approach of evening I opened the first closet and, entering it, found a mansion like paradise.

Subject

Arabian nights
Children's literature
Illustration of books
Gardens

Description

A print featuring an illustration by Maxfield Parrish (1870-1966). Image features a man flanked by large, flowering bushes and decorative urns; a circular pool is in the foreground; a leafy tree is in the background; caption appears in white margin below the illustration.
Original illustration appeared in The Arabian Nights: Their Best-Known Tales; edited by Kate Douglas Wiggin and Nora A. Smith, illustrated by Maxfield Parrish. Published by Scribner, New York, 1909.

Creator

Pearson, Helen (1870-1949)

Source

Helen Pearson Portfolio

Publisher

Portsmouth Public Library, Special Collections

Date

1909

Contributor

Parrish, Maxfield (1870-1966)

Format

Jpg derived from Tif

Language

eng

Type

StillImage

Identifier

PPL-AA:2020.44