Polish Children’s Book Illustrations

On the blog 50 Watts, check out 3 marvellous collections of vintage illustrations:

from the 1950s,

from the 1960s,

and from the 1970s.

Gorgeous stuff. (Warning, once you visit this site, you may never leave! An incredible image archive.)

Illus. by Jan Marcin Szancer for Gulliver's Travels, 1958From the collection of Hipopotam

Illus. by Jan Marcin Szancer for Gulliver’s Travels, 1958
From the collection of Hipopotam

Illus. by Zdzisław Witwicki for Z przygód krasnala Hałabały, 1960From the collection of Hipopotam

Illus. by Zdzisław Witwicki for Z przygód krasnala Hałabały, 1960
From the collection of Hipopotam

Illus. by Maria Szymańska for Dar Królowej Róż, 1971From the collection of Hipopotam

Illus. by Maria Szymańska for Dar Królowej Róż, 1971
From the collection of Hipopotam

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