Painted Ponies. American Carousel Art.
Well-illustrated history of the Golden Age of American carousel horses, from the 1890s to the 1920s, including both historical images and over 600 color photographs. “The carousel originated in Europe, but achieved its highest artistic glory in America. Created at the hands of immigrant craftsmen, this dazzling art form has entertained, thrilled and facinated generations of Americans.” (dust jacket blurb) Publisher’s color prospectus loosely inserted inside of the book.
Description: Painted Ponies. American Carousel Art.
Santa Fe, NM: Zon International Publishing, (1986) 1999. 256pp. Quarto. Near fine in publisher’s cloth and in a very good pictorial dust jacket.