Katya Knyazeva (avezink) wrote,
Katya Knyazeva

Alenushka i Ivanushka

The characters in this illustration, from a Harbin-published children's book, can't help looking modern:

Image found in Khisamutdinov, Children's émigré literature.

Tags: 1930s, 1940s, book, harbin, illustration

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