“I am early friendship,” said little Periwinkle, pensively. “Even the very old on earth find comfort in me.”

Wouldn’t Periwinkle be just perfect for the front of a “Just Thinking of You” notecard? This free 1901 image is available for download to be used with your next craft project. It first appeared in The Dumpy Books for Children; No. 7. A Flower Book by the author/illustrator Nellie Benson.

We have been unable to verify the date of death for the artist Nellie Benson. This image is copyright free in the United States but its status remains unconfirmed for all other countries.


This image is copyright free and in the public domain anywhere that extends copyrights 70 years after death or at least 120 years after publication when the original illustrator is unknown.