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Brother and Sister, from 'Baby's Own Aesop'

Crane, Walter, 1900, Publisher's print
Brother and Sister, from 'Baby's Own Aesop'
Brother and Sister, from 'Baby's Own Aesop'
Brother and Sister, from 'Baby's Own Aesop'
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Brother and Sister, illustrated page from 'Baby's Own Aesop'
A bearded man holding a roll of parchment looks down at an adolescent child who also holds a roll of parchment. In the upper left of the picture an identical child (with a differing tunic pattern) looks at his face in a hand mirror. The scene is set in an interior decorated with classical motifs; behind the figures a curtain hangs partly open to reveal a statue. The rhyme reads:
"Brother and Sister

Twin children: the girl she was plain;
The brother was handsome and vain;
"Let him brag of his looks,"
Father said; mind your books!
The best beauty is bred in the brain."

Handsome is as handsome does."
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17.8 x 18.8 cm
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