Thursday, November 15, 2012

Treasure Chest Thursday ~ My Baby Book


My last trip home I brought my baby book back with me.  It has sat in my cedar chest for years which is still sitting in mom's basement.

It's one of the things that I used to look at over and over again.

The book itself was published by C. R. Gibson & Company. They have been around for 142 years now.

I just love the illustrations. I was only able to find out who the illustrator was from a picture on Ebay. It seems that her name was covered in my book by a cute little birth announcement.


Her name is Gini Dobson. I haven't been able to find out anything about her, but I just love her work.


And ya got to love this little birth announcement.





That's some pretty big feet for a 3 year old.

And here is the proof that I "always swung one leg over the arm rest".


My first Thanksgiving.




Leslie Ann

3 comments:

  1. I used the same baby book for my oldest daughter born in 1970. Interesting to see the same pages, yet with different photos in them. So similar and yet different. I must confess I was a lot messier in doing my daughter's book.

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  2. Adorable! My son used to hang his arm over the edge in the same way.

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  3. Thanks for sharing this great post and the photos of your baby book. I just kept saying... awww. Awww, how cute. I'm so glad your mother prepared it for you.

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