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Caps For Sale

Caps For Sale by Esphyr Slobodkina

Esphyr began writing children’s books in order to pay her rent. I’m glad she did because Caps For Sale was one of my favorites growing up.

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Slobodkina editing her collage illustrations for Caps for Sale, c. 1939. Photograph by Fritz Glarner

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Slobodkina wearing a polychrome silk scarf of her own design. Photograph by Friz Glarner, 1941.

 

(pictures and captions were found here)