1978 Moira Walsh's city and country mice from a Roman Literature course.

1987 Five East German carved foxes, one with a distinctly shorter tail.

1980? East German wood carving of FG. Two exemplars, gifts of Margaret Carlson Lytton and David Daly.

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2018 Literary Wall Tile Set: Aesop's Fable: The Lion and the Statue.  Each 5½" x 5½".  $35 from Literature Lodge, East Taunton, MA through Etsy, August, '18,

Very nice workmanship.  Isolating the text and moral in one quadrant is successful here, as is Linton's moral: The story depends on the teller."  As the artist's illustration shows, the tiles appear best when given the appropriate small space between their edges.  Fables show up in so many places!



2020?  Wooden tortoise and hair figures.  3½' x 1¾" (tortoise) and 3¾" x 2¼" (hare).  The Wooden Storyteller, Spokane, Washington.  Gift of Maureen Hester, Dec., '19.

Beautiful woodworking.  Simple figures.  Lovely grain.  And a great feel in the hand!  Aesop lives!



2020?  Twelve 1¾” square thin wooden tiles representing each a page from Walter Crane’s book of Aesop’s fables.  $10.72 from ShapeShifterUK, London, through Etsy, Jan., ’21.

Delightful, exact woodwork!  I think Walter Crane would be delighted to see his work carried on this way!  The twelve tiles include the front cover and list of illustrations.



To view the whole set, use this illustration and click on it to enlarge it:




To view an individual tile, click on it in this illustration: