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El Lissitzky

Hans Christian Andersen
Andersens Mayselakh
Lissitzky's cover design for Der Nister's Yiddish translation of Hans Christian Andersens tales
Varshe: Kultur lige, 1919
Mani Leib
Yingl tsingl khvat
Illustration from page 1 of the children's book Yingl tsingl khvat
Varshe: Kultur lige, 1918
Lissitzky's cover design for Der Nister's Yiddish translation of Hans Christian Andersens tales
Illustration from page 1 of the children's book Yingl tsingl khvat

Translation of the Yiddish text:

"I have a story here to tell
To all my children - you as well.
Hush my children, be very still -
Hear my story if you will."