Summer Illustration Roundup: Past + Present

June 4, 2014

Summer is almost here! Can you feel it in the air? Well, some of us are already feeling it in the warmer climates, but in case you're not, we've rounded up some warm weather goodies for you below. We love collecting swatches of vintage and contemporary illustration that fit themes–so, we bring to you our happy summer selection! For more, follow our Illustration for Days and Vintage Illustration Pinterest boards. Got any “summery” illustrations you'd like to share! Tag our Pinterest @redcapcards!

Red Cap's Summer Illustration roundup
From Summer Noisy Book, written by Margaret Wise Brown, illustrated by Leonard Weisgard, 1951

Red Cap's Summer Illustration roundup
From Summer Noisy Book, written by Margaret Wise Brown, illustrated by Leonard Weisgard, 1951

Red Cap's Summer Illustration roundup
“Swimming Pool” limited edition print by Naomi Wilkinson, available on Etsy
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Red Cap's Summer Illustration roundup
Illustration by Mary Blair

Red Cap's Summer Illustration roundup
Illustration from Garden of Verses, by Ruth Ruhman

Red Cap's Summer Illustration roundup
Illustration from Plink! Plink! by Ethel and Leonard Kessler, 1954

Red Cap's Summer Illustration roundup
Found vintage drawing by Harvey Heake

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