Contains 3 Collections and/or Records:
Postcards illustrating Alexander Nikolayevich Afanasiev's The Humpbacked Horse, inspired by illustrator Ivan Yakovlevich Bilibin, published by Rishar, approximately 1900
Series — Box: 1 , Folder: 9, item: 3
Scope and Contents This series includes 29 postcards, which were published by Rishar publishing house (likely publisher Izdanie Rishar of St. Petersburg), with illustrations depicting folklorist Alexander Nikolayevich Afanasiev's version of The Humpbacked Horse, a Russian folktale. The images were either illustrated by or influenced by Ivan Yakovlevich Bilibin, the illustrator for Afanasiev's canonical Russian Fairy Tales collection. The cards were published in approximately 1900.
Series — Box: 1 , Folder: 9, item: 1
Scope and Contents This collection of postcards features full-color illustrations, predominantly of Russian folk tale scenes, traditional dress, or a reproduction of artwork from the era. A larger number of cards were published or sold by the Russian Society of the Red Cross (also known as the Russian Red Cross Society and similar variations), as the insignia of the organization is printed on them. The postcards date from approximately 1900 to 1930s.
Postcards depicting The Little Humpbacked Horse (Konyok-Gorbunok) by Pyotr Pavlovich Yershov, early 1900s
Series — Box: 1 , Folder: 9, item: 2
Scope and Contents This series of cards in this collection was inspired by the 1834 fairy tale poem, The Little Humpbacked Horse ('Konyok-Gorbunok' in Russian), written by Pyotr Pavlovich Yershov, which in turn was inspired by the Russian fairy tale, Tsarevitch Ivan, the Fire Bird and the Gray Wolf. These cards were published sometime in the early 1900s.