Calendar of the Months 1884


Author: Kate Greenaway

Illustrator: Kate Greenaway

GREENAWAY, Kate. Calendar of the Months 1884. Designed by Thomas Crane. The Figures by Kate Greenaway. [London: Marcus Ward], 1884. 16mo, [12]pp. Color illustrations on every page. Slight wear around the edges, else a fine copy of this fragile booklet.

First and only edition. An illustrated calendar, each page featuring an illustration by celebrated illustrator Kate Greenaway for each of the months of the year and listing all of the important holidays and birthdays occurring on each day of the year in 1884. Kate Greenaway’s illustrations were extremely influential in the late 19th century, influencing children’s fashion trends of the time period. This charming book features wonderful examples of Greenaway’s artwork showing vintage children’s fashion. A delightful example of some of Greenaway’s most influential work.