Woodcut Illustration of Child in Toy Car

A German monk wrote a childcare treatise in verse form, Versehung des Leibs in the 15th century that included woodcut illustration of a child riding a kiddie car.

      15th Century

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  • Woodcut – Wikipedia
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    Jul 12, 2011 – The Woodcut: Introduction and History from The Complete Relief Print. … in more highly developed forms as illustrations for religious books.

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