Inkblotters did what the name implies. You used a fountain pen, and the paper blotted the pen before you wrote. This is too cute! I still by only Ticonderoga black pencils. They are the very best! Papergreat: Ink blotter for Ticonderoga pencils with Frances Tipton Hunter artwork
Szkoła nad obłokami autor: Maria Kownacka, ilustracje: Jan Marcin Szancer
Подборка репродукций картин и открыток разных лет, созданных советскими художниками на тему школы
Illustration: Maria Mackiewicz, Title: Czuk i Hek, Author: Arkady Gajdar
A Chapter of Accidents illustrated by Mariapia Franzoni
Possibly the month of being able to hang clothes on the line again. Memories of growing up: no fragrance to compare with line-dried clothing.