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Series of 12 Aesop's Fables
Here is simply more evidence that Aesop shows up anywhere and everywhere. Of course, the fact that I have found two of the twelve blotters in this series means that I have to look for another ten!
Bloom Calendar Blotters: September and October, 1926
Each long landscape-formatted blotter has a fable on the left. September has LM with "A kindness is never wasted--Aesop" and October has "Deeds count--not boasting words--Aesop." The latter has a rooster crowing and a hare ...
Two Choco Rem blotters using the "Grasshopper and the Ant" and "the Fox and the Crow"
In GA, the cicada is asking for the ant's Choco REM in order to survive. In FC, the verse parodies the finish of La Fontaine's fable: "He swore--but a little late--that no one would ever again take … his Choco." The fox ...
Bloom Calendar Blotters: May, June, and July, 1927
Each long landscape-formatted blotter has a fable on the left. May has two beavers chipping away a bringing down a tree, with the moral "Whatever you do--do it with all your might." My, what things are attributed to dear ...
August, 1927; and October, 1927
Each long landscape-formatted blotter has a fable on the left. The October, 1926, blotter is a second copy. I had the blotter already. August presents a lovely crow in peacock feathers, with the moral "Borrowed feathers ...
Bloom Calendar Blotters: October through December, 1926
This long landscape-formatted blotter has a picture on the left that seems to be in the same series as the pictures on the two blotters found earlier. Once again, I am not sure that I recognize which fable is being presented ...
Biscottes a l'Estomac…légères/Comme l'Hirondelle a l'Air. The fox asks the bespectacled crow where the cheese has gone, and the wolf says he thought he had seen a lamb jumping around. I ask myself if this blotter was not ...
Biscottes a l'Estomac…légères/Comme l'Hirondelle a l'Air. This blotter contains much of the same information as the other Biscottes Hirondelle blotter, but has a different design. The size is slightly different. Here there ...
Le Renard et la Cigogne
The upper three quarters of this colorful blotter are a simple illustration. The fox dressed in courtly garb strides away disgruntled from the feminine stork with her beak in a vase. This blotter seems to have doubled as ...
Le Lièvre et la Tortue
The upper three quarters of this colorful blotter are a simple illustration. The hare is eating a carrot while the tortoise, looking back and smiling, nears the goal. This blotter seems to have doubled as the label for the ...