Thursday, January 27, 2011

Vintage Valentines - Pete Hawley Illustrations





Just sharing some vintage Valentine photos with you!   Busy listing tons of vintage cards in my store -- many, many more up this week and next.  I believe all the cards in this post have Pete Hawley illustrations.  Pete Hawley was an illustrator who was very popular in the 1940's - 1960's;  you may recognize his work from magazine illustrations of that time.  His illustrations of children were especially charming.  Very nice remembrance of the artist located here: blog article on Pete Hawley's life and art.

3 comments:

Mandy Hawley said...

They sure are Pete's! I married his grandson and actually saw all these today as I was sorting through Pete's art with the exception of the last one. Thank you for kindly posting.

Birdhouse Books said...

Mandy, thank you so much for stopping by! That is so neat that you have enjoyed these wonderful illustrations in person. I love Pete Hawley's art.

Trish

Mandy Hawley said...

You are so welcome! Thanks for sharing your love of his art!