The Water Babies: Tom Sat Upon the Buoy Long Days

Regular price $15.00

This illustration is from The Water Babies, a children's novel written by the Reverend Charles Kingsley and published as a book in 1863. Before that the story was serialized in Macmillan's magazine in 1862 and 1863. The book was extremely popular and remained a mainstay of children's literature through the 1920s.? This image was illustrated by Jessie Wilcox Smith in charcoal, watercolor and oil and titled 'Tom sat upon the buoy long days.' Published in 1916.

Mould-made 100% cotton rag, acid-free archival papers and heavyweight Exhibition Gallery Canvas. Sizes are in inches.

All prints come with a margin:

  • 8.5x11 & 11x17 prints: .50" margins
  • 19x13 prints: 1" margins
  • 22x17 prints: 1.5" margins
  • 30x24 & 47x34 prints: 2" margins

If an image's dimensions don't match the paper's dimensions there is a wider margin on the narrowest side. The long edge on prints 47x34 and larger will vary depending on the dimensions of the photo and may be longer than the size listed.

Custom Frames
We work with Simply Framed to offer high-quality custom frames made in the USA. Allow an additional 2-3 weeks for delivery. Frames come in black or brown wooden finish and include UV-shielding plexiglass, acid-free 4-ply light cream colored mats with beveled edges, archival acid-free foam core backing, protective paperback finish, wall bumpers, hanging hardware + nails, hanging and care instructions. Frames arrive gift-wrapped in kraft paper.
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