The Gingham Dog and the Calico Cat: An Exhibit at the Osborne Collection of Early Children's Books
We invite you to The Gingham Dog and the Calico Cat: Companion Animals in Children's Literature, an exhibition of historical and modern children's books at the Osborne Collection of Early Children's Books. It explores the subject of companion animals as depicted in children's literature.
The exhibit runs from September 8 through December 1, 2018 and is open during the Osborne Collection's regular opening hours: Monday to Friday 10 - 6 and Saturday 9 -5.
It's free and all are welcome!
Come find out about: an old dog, Dan, in Luke Baldwin's Vow; an errant rhinoceros in Diana and Her Rhinoceros; a cat made of snow in The Snow Cat; a teddy bear, Peabody, in Peabody; and another dog, Willie, in Whistle for Willie.
Be they real-life, toy, or imagined, these are creatures dear to our hearts long after childhood has been put aside. They are our childhood comforters, the animals that console us.
Hope to see you there!