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Original Illustrations from ‘Chitty Chitty Bang Bang!’ Are Now on Display at the New-York Historical Society

New York Metro Parents
August 2, 2017
You can now see original illustrations for Chitty Chitty Bang Bang! The Magical Car on display at the New-York Historical Society. Twenty-nine original watercolor illustrations by Barney Tobey and the book’s page proofs from the 1968 edition with text can be viewed at this limited-time exhibition. This is the only children’s book that Ian Fleming—notably known as the author of the James Bond series—wrote. Mr. and Mrs. David M. Tobey, Barney’s son, donated these works to the New-York Historical Society. Read more…
Creative: Tronvig Group