Sadie forgot all else but that she was in a cool, fruit-laden orchard
Date: 1918
Medium: Watercolor on board
Dimensions: sheet: 28 × 19 7/8 in. (71.1 × 50.5 cm)
Illustration Citation: "The Dear Little Four-Flusher," by Harold Titus, in Everybody's Magazine, May 1918
Credit Line: Acquisition Fund, 1989
Object Number: 1989-50
About: In this story, a young woman stenographer takes a vacation that includes paid work as a cherry picker in Michigan, where she discovers love and a husband. Ernest Fuhr created many story illustrations for Everybody's Magazine. In a feature describing himself in the January 1922 issue, he summarized his approach to illustration: "I prefer working in color, and the stories I like most to illustrate are those with picturesque characters, of adventure and unusual surroundings. I think the function of an illustrator is not to specialize, but to illustrate intelligently any kind of story."
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