Best Friends is a collection of illustrations based on antique pictures of children with animals.
They are made using blue and yellow pens and gray markers.
The series was done during inktober 2019.
Little girl holding a chicken, author unknown. Ca. 1942-1943.
Boy and dog postcard, M. Wacker. Date unknown.
A four-legged nanny produces a milk bottle in an effort to stem a flood of tears from its charge, unknown author. 14th July 1932.
Girl with her bird on shoulder, unknown author. 1951
A boy and his owl, National Geographic, 1933
Playing banjo, author unknown. Unknown date
Boy with two kittens on his head, author unknown. Date unknown
The hairdresser, author unknown. Date unknown
A baby lamb snuggles up to a sleeping boy, author unknown. March 16, 1940
A boy and his riding pig, author unknown. Date unknown
Cats' food didn't come out of a can and it was nothing but the best fish - Pt Perpendicular, Mrs Tulk. C 1936
If you have any information regarding the authors of the pictures, please let me know, I tried my best to find the original sources, but as the majority of them consist on family pictures, sometimes I couldn't find any info at all.
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