Yankee Doodle: An Old Friend in a New Dress

Yankee Doodle: An Old Friend in a New Dress by Howard Pyle cover, several red coated military men with instruments

Yankee Doodle: An Old Friend in a New Dress

Written by Howard Pyle

New York, Dodd, Mead and Company, 1881

9.6" x 10.6"

Kerlan Collection, Children's Literature Research Collections

University of Minnesota Libraries

Howard Pyle, who mentored N. C. Wyeth and Jessie Willcox Smith, among many others, and is generally considered to be the "father of American illustration," here pays homage to Caldecott with an unmistakable nod to the comic hijinks of the latter artist's Three Jovial Huntsmen.


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Yankee Doodle: An Old Friend in a New Dress