An illustration of a man and boy leaving home.

Leaving Home

An illustration of a man and boy leaving home.

An illustration of a young boy making his bed.

Young Boy Making Bed

An illustration of a young boy making his bed.

An illustration of a man and a young boy walking.

Man & boy

An illustration of a man and a young boy walking.

An illustration of a man with a top hat and cane standing near a lamp post and a boy sitting on a feed trough.

Man & Boy Near Lamp Post

An illustration of a man with a top hat and cane standing near a lamp post and a boy sitting on a feed…

A scene from the book The Young Wrecker, showing the hero Fred Ransom as he "plunged into the arms of a man at the helm." -Bache, 1865

A Man and a Boat on a Ship

A scene from the book The Young Wrecker, showing the hero Fred Ransom as he "plunged into the arms of…

A man in a top hat with a young boy going to the Synagogue.

Man and Boy

A man in a top hat with a young boy going to the Synagogue.

A man entering a gate with a balloon, with a boy running towards him.

Man and boy

A man entering a gate with a balloon, with a boy running towards him.

A man sitting at a desk, with a boy standing in front, with his eyes closed.

Man at desk and boy

A man sitting at a desk, with a boy standing in front, with his eyes closed.

An illustration of a man eating soup at the dinner table.

Man Eating Soup at Table

An illustration of a man eating soup at the dinner table.

An illustration of a man handing a young boy a section of a newspaper.

Man Giving Boy Paper

An illustration of a man handing a young boy a section of a newspaper.

A cartoon of a man playing a long trombone.

Man Playing Trombone

A cartoon of a man playing a long trombone.

An illustration of a man purchasing a train ticket with a young boy standing next to him.

Man Purchasing Train Ticket

An illustration of a man purchasing a train ticket with a young boy standing next to him.

A cartoon of a young boy being scolded by an older man.

Man Scolding a Young Boy

A cartoon of a young boy being scolded by an older man.

An illustration of a deaf man talking to a young boy.

Deaf Man Talking to Boy

An illustration of a deaf man talking to a young boy.

Children playing in a meadow.

Meadow

Children playing in a meadow.

A man measuring the height of a boy against a wall.

Measruing height

A man measuring the height of a boy against a wall.

Three men talking to a boy

Men and a Boy

Three men talking to a boy

An illustration of a young boy in a room full of royal looking men. The boy is walking towards one of the men, holding an object out to one of the men that looks like a key.

Boy in a Group of Men

An illustration of a young boy in a room full of royal looking men. The boy is walking towards one of…

Boy listening to microphone.

Microphone

Boy listening to microphone.

An illustration of a mother standing on a porch talking sternly to her son.

Mother and Child

An illustration of a mother standing on a porch talking sternly to her son.

At the Back of the North Wind is a wood engraving that was created by English painter Albert Hughes. It is a children's book that was written by George Macdonald in 1857. It is a fantasy about a boy named diamond and his adventures with the lady north wind.

At the Back of the North Wind

At the Back of the North Wind is a wood engraving that was created by English painter Albert Hughes.…

At the Back of the North Wind is a wood engraving that was created by English painter Albert Hughes. It is a children's book that was written by George Macdonald in 1857. It is a fantasy about a boy named diamond and his adventures with the lady north wind.

From the Back of the North Wind

At the Back of the North Wind is a wood engraving that was created by English painter Albert Hughes.…

Boy with a feather in his cap holding a stick.

Peasant boy

Boy with a feather in his cap holding a stick.

A boy eating a pie

Pie

A boy eating a pie

An illustration of a boy stuck in a rainstorm.

Boy in Rainstorm

An illustration of a boy stuck in a rainstorm.

A scene illustrating a young boy jumping off of a diving board into a river. In the distance there is a figure swimming downstream, a boy looking down from a cliff and a figure canoeing into the sunset.

Boy Diving into a River at Sunset

A scene illustrating a young boy jumping off of a diving board into a river. In the distance there is…

"The rose is red, the violet's blue, The pink is sweet, and so are you."

Rose is Red

"The rose is red, the violet's blue, The pink is sweet, and so are you."

An Athenian youth, studying

School

An Athenian youth, studying

A cartoon of a schoolteacher and a young boy, who is holding open a book. A chalkboard decorates the background behind them.

Schoolteacher and Young Boy

A cartoon of a schoolteacher and a young boy, who is holding open a book. A chalkboard decorates the…

The deliverer sculpture is a sequel to the faithful friend story by the sculptor. It shows the boy caressing the dog for saving his life from the serpent.

Deliverer Sculpture

The deliverer sculpture is a sequel to the faithful friend story by the sculptor. It shows the boy caressing…

The Faithful Friend Sculpture is a story told by the sculptor. It depicts a boy and his dog attacked by a serpent, and the faithful dog defends the boy by destroying the serpent.

Faithful Friend Sculpture

The Faithful Friend Sculpture is a story told by the sculptor. It depicts a boy and his dog attacked…

This fisher boy sculpture depicts a boy going fishing, holding his net. It was sculpted by Hiram Powers an American sculptor.

Fisher Boy Sculpture

This fisher boy sculpture depicts a boy going fishing, holding his net. It was sculpted by Hiram Powers…

From the book of stories by Oscar Wilde, The Selfish Giant is about a giant who closes his garden up so children do not play in it. Here, he realizes what he has done. His garden turned to winter when he closed it off from children.

The Selfish Giant

From the book of stories by Oscar Wilde, The Selfish Giant is about a giant who closes his garden up…

An illustration of a young boy tracing his shadow on a wall while three young girls watch.

Shadow Drawing

An illustration of a young boy tracing his shadow on a wall while three young girls watch.

A girl sharing her toy with a boy.

Sharing

A girl sharing her toy with a boy.

A boy building a wooden shelf in shop class.

Shop Class

A boy building a wooden shelf in shop class.

Sister reading to her brother.

Sister Reading

Sister reading to her brother.

An adult man and boy sledding during the winter.

Sledding

An adult man and boy sledding during the winter.

A cartoon of two young boys on a snowy day. One boy is standing outside, looking through a window to another boy.

Snowy Day

A cartoon of two young boys on a snowy day. One boy is standing outside, looking through a window to…

A mother reading to her son

Story Time

A mother reading to her son

Boy and girl popping corn on a stove.

Stove

Boy and girl popping corn on a stove.

A boy studying at a desk.

Studying

A boy studying at a desk.

An illustration of a young boy swimming.

Young Boy Swimming

An illustration of a young boy swimming.

An illustration of a group of people surrounding a man talking to a young boy in front of a building.

Man and Boy Talking

An illustration of a group of people surrounding a man talking to a young boy in front of a building.

An illustration of a teacher wearing a hat and robe whipping a young pupil with a branch.

Teacher Whipping Boy with Swatches

An illustration of a teacher wearing a hat and robe whipping a young pupil with a branch.

A boy playing a recorder and a girl with a small harp and the word "The End".

The End

A boy playing a recorder and a girl with a small harp and the word "The End".

A figure skater demonstrating "the loop".

The loop

A figure skater demonstrating "the loop".

"When dangers close our path, 'tis wise you'll see, to have more than one place to which to flee; to save himself this rat is poorly killed, his only hole is closed: he's caught, he's killed."—Barber, 1857

The Rat That Has But One Hole is Soon Caught

"When dangers close our path, 'tis wise you'll see, to have more than one place to which to flee; to…

An illustration of a toddler eating bread in a high chair.

Toddler Eating in High Chair

An illustration of a toddler eating bread in a high chair.

An illustration of a toddler playing a drum.

Toddler Playing Drum

An illustration of a toddler playing a drum.

Children on a hill, looking down upon a town.

Town

Children on a hill, looking down upon a town.

A young boy trying to chop down a tree with an axe.

Tree Chop

A young boy trying to chop down a tree with an axe.

A cartoon of a man being tripped by a dog on a leash. He drops his umbrella, hat, and book while a young boy cheers behind him.

Tripping Man

A cartoon of a man being tripped by a dog on a leash. He drops his umbrella, hat, and book while a young…

A pair of twins sitting between books on a blanket and playing with a doll.

Twins

A pair of twins sitting between books on a blanket and playing with a doll.

A scene from the story, "The Two Lovers."

The Two Lovers

A scene from the story, "The Two Lovers."

A scene from the story, "The Two Lovers."

The Two Lovers

A scene from the story, "The Two Lovers."

A scene from the story, "The Two Lovers."

The Two Lovers

A scene from the story, "The Two Lovers."

An illustration of a young boy dressed as Uncle Sam.

Uncle Sam

An illustration of a young boy dressed as Uncle Sam.

"This picture is based upon a photograph of a painting exhibited many years ago in the Paris Salon. It represents the crowning experiement of Dr. Edward Jenner, a famous English physician and the discoverer of vaccination. This experiment was performed on a boy who Jenner innoculated with matter taken from the hand of a milkmaid who had been directly infected by the cow. This was on the 14th of May, 1796, more than a century ago." — Blaisedell, 1904

The First Vaccination

"This picture is based upon a photograph of a painting exhibited many years ago in the Paris Salon.…

A man and his son hunting in the mountains of Virginia.

Virginia Mountaineers in Colonial Times

A man and his son hunting in the mountains of Virginia.