Maud and Miska Petersham

The Petershams illustrated a wide range of informational books for children in a characteristic colourful and immediate lithographic style. Here are two indicative examples of how powerful their work looks on the page.

  Petersham papers at the University of Southern Mississippi (de Grummond Collection)

01 from The Story Book of Wheels Ships, Trains and Aircraft , Winston, 1935, aircraft, and a double page spread on Bleriot.

02 from The Story Book of Iron and Steel, London 1936, double page spread on Rolling Mills.