NELL BRINKLEY 1919 "Love Letters"
Nell Brinkley 1917, 18, 19,, Dec 26, 2007 - 228 pages
Over 50 ILLUSTRATIONS and 25 from Nell's "Wally Wish" story. Part of a Trilogy: NELL BRINKLEY 1919, 1918, 1917__ Talented NELL BRINKLEY was America's "American Idol," our celebrated romantic writer and illustrator. She was born in Denver just before the 1890's. The "Denver Post" and later the "Denver Times," hired ‚little Smearo.‚__ She was asked to come to New York as an illustrator and reporter for Hearst's editor Arthur Brisbane at the "New York Evening Journal." Within a few months she became wildly popular with New Yorkers. Within a few months, her talent was adopted as the theme in song and staging as "The Brinkley Girl" at the 1908 Ziegfeld Follies. Her prolific work appeared for over 30 years. Her work was syndicated in newspapers throughout the USA, Paris and the UK. __ Charles Dana Gibson's more formal ‚society Gibson Girls" were replaced by Nell's pretty ‚everyday Brinkley Girls" with their free flowing dresses and curly hair depicting lively feminine beauty. __WOMEN's HISTORY!
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NELL BRINKLEY - 1919 patriotic "Love Letters" - with over 75 ILLUSTRATIONS - distributed by LULU.COM via NELLBRINKLEY.NET
This wonderful new 228 page 1919-WOMAN'S-HISTORY of the "ONCE WORLD-FAMOUS ROMANTIC ILLUSTRATOR"
is SHOWING and TELLING about the then much loved artist who worked almost daily for over 30 years beginning one hundred years ago before 1907.
Twenty five of the ILLUSTRATIONS are from a poetic child's book, "WALLY WISH AND MAGGIE MAGPIE."
She is a FORGOTTEN HERO. See all THREE BOOKS at //stores. lulu.com / nellbrinkleydenver99. Enjoy and BUY FOR YOUR LOCAL LIBRARY to spread her fame.