"The Widow's Son"
When he had walked a day or so, a strange man met him.
"Whither way?" asked the man.
Illustration by Kay Nielsen
This illustration bears close similarities to one produced in East of the Sun and West of the Moon (1914) - in this case, the
illustration associated with the following text from 'The Widow's Son':
When he had walked a day or so, a strange man met him. "Whither way?" asked the man.
Difference in detail and colour, however, indicate that the illustration may be an advanced variant upon which the final
published image was based.
Single Greeting Card (with matching Envelope)
Code: KN WS SGC
Detail (for reference)
Reproduction on 18 x 24" sheet
Code: KN WS 18x24
Our Greeting Cards
When presented on Greeting Cards, this image is prepared as a tipped-on plate - in hommage to the hand-crafted
approach typical of prestige illustrated publications produced in the early decades of the 20th Century. Each card is
hand-finished, with the image presented on Ivory card stock with an accompanying envelope. On the rear of each
card we also present some information about Kay Nielsen and this wonderful illustration. We have left the interior
of the cards blank so that you may write your own personal message.
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