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Up with Gillikins

In my apparently ongoing quest to connect Alphonse Mucha’s artwork with Oz, he had a picture called “Princess Hyacinth,” and there’s a Queen Hyacinth in The Giant Horse of Oz. Okay, I don’t know that they’re that similar in appearance, … Continue reading

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The Real Horses of Oz

L. Frank Baum tells us in a few different books that there are no horses in Oz, aside from the magically animated wooden Sawhorse. This seems to be an idea that he developed over time, however. In The Wonderful Wizard … Continue reading

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