Category Archives: Walter Tittle
In our imaginations we associate the colonial period with images of idealism, revolution and adventure. It was a time of great men and ideas and of rogues and villainy. Colonial history has been immortalized tales of pirates, highwaymen, heroes and great statesmen. It was also one of the most fertile periods in the development of type and printed arts. The publishing industry in the American Colonies was energetic and ambitious, publishing all sorts of books, maps and periodicals for a growing literate population.
As a special seasonal bonus, for Thanksgivin we’ve making available a collection of images based on The First Nantucket Tea Party by outstanding American book illustrator and decorator Walter Tittle, an artist most known for his seasonal works. These images make an excellent companion to last year’s release of a package of illustrations for his Colonial Holdays which is a …