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Carton Moore Park [1877–1956]

[From the Community Collection, a public trust in Agincourt, Iowa]

MOORE PARK, Carton (ca1848-1919)

The Book of Birds 


book / xx inches by xx inches / 34 pages

Published by Blackie & Son of Glasgow, The Book of Birds was illustrated by Carton Moore Park,* Canadian-born British painter and illustrator, in a style reminiscent of his near contemporary William Nicholson or Edwin Noble. And like Noble, most of his books interpreted the lives of animals.

*The artist’s name is presented variously as “Moorepark”, the hyphenated “Moore-Park”, or “Moore Park” used here.

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