Saturday, February 07, 2015

OT: Cover Similarities - Hands (the motherlode)

I put my mild(?) obsession with covers to good use today, with this display for National Libraries Day featuring the familiar 'hands cupped holding something' motif:

4 comments:

Margot Kinberg said...

This is great, Karen! I had no idea that there were so many!

Bill Selnes said...

Lovely. To think a display of covers of hands could convey such meaning.

Kay said...

There was period where many covers had the back of a woman's head, often with beautiful hair, pictured. No face.

Love the display. I used to love to do things like that when I worked at the library.

Clothes In Books said...

Great picture! It's amazing how tropes become fashionable for a while....