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Clarabel Tanner Collection of Children's Book Art

About This Collection

This is the lifetime collection of Dr. Clarabel Tanner (1918-2013), a distinguished TWU alumna who had a long and vital career as a school librarian. This distinguished collection includes 11 original works by winners of the prestigious Caldecott award for the single most distinguished contribution to children's book illustration in a given year, as well as eight pieces by Caldecott award runner up illustrators, and an original 19th century woodcut by the master himself, Randolph Caldecott.

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