Sunday, October 19, 2008

Sing a song for sixpence

As i learnt today, the Swedish National bird is the Eurasian blackbird. While googling for info on it for a designing assignment, i stumbled upon this delightful illustration drawn in 1880 for the famous nursery rhyme "Sing a Song for Sixpence".

Hopefully when i get up in the morning the tune will be out of my head! *hums

(Illustration from ''Sing a Song for Sixpence'' (1880) by Randolph Caldecott (d. 1886) downloaded from )

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