The Baby's Opera

The Baby's Opera by Walter Crane cover, a cat with a fiddle is in the corner, a dish and spoon are dancing in the center and in the background a cow is jumping over the moon

Cover of The Baby’s Opera: a Book of Old Rhymes with New Dresses

By Walter Crane, New York, 1877

The Baby's Opera

Written and Illustrated by Walter Crane

New York, McLoughlin Bros.,1877

7.75" x 7.5"

Kerlan Collection, Children's Literature Research Collections

University of Minnesota Libraries

A prominent Victorian illustrator, designer, and educator associated with William Morris and England's Arts and Crafts Movement, Walter Crane was the most popular picturebook artist of his day.

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