Jemima Blackburn (née Wedderburn) (1823-1909),


The Pippits (Internet Archive online version of a copy in the University of Florida Library

The artist's initialss appear the bottom center

The title-page is more naturalistic than the storyline of this bird fantasy. The design features two Meadow Pipits, one in her nest and the other flying towards it. Grasses surround the nest. The cherubs in the corners are purely decorative.

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