Elizabeth's Life in Words
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Paperback Book - Signs Along the Way*
This true story has it all: intrigue, romance, comedy, tragedy, and medical and psychological breakthroughs. It is a story about an extraordinary woman struggling to live an ordinary life, until destiny intervened and urged Elizabeth Layton to begin a wondrous healing journey. A happy ending for sure, but oh what a journey to that end! This 360-page, soft cover, full-color memoir/ biography is filled with photographs and drawings that illustrate Elizabeth's life story - most of which is in her own words (printed in green, the color of her beautiful eyes). Christmas special: Original Elizabeth Layton sketch included with book purchase, until supplies last. If purchased as a gift we will include a "Crooked Christmas Tree" notecard (see photo at the bottom of this page).
$20 + $4 shipping (+ sales tax for Kansas residents).
PDF - Signs Along the Way
This true story has it all: intrigue, romance, comedy, tragedy, and medical and psychological breakthroughs. It is a story about an extraordinary woman struggling to live an ordinary life, until destiny intervened and urged Elizabeth Layton to begin a wondrous healing journey. A happy ending for sure, but oh what a journey to that end! This is now available in PDF form for $5.97 (plus tax for KS residents). Instructions: After payment is made, simply click the "Return to Elizabeth Layton link, that will take you to the Signs PDF link - don't forget to save the PDF to your computer.
PDF - Postpartum Lullaby
a poem and drawing by Elizabeth Layton.
A powerful piece, this poem expresses the grief and hopes of motherhood, describing events and mothers both unsung and renowned. Now available in PDF form for $2.99 plus tax (Kansas residents). Instructions: After payment is made, simply click the "Return to Elizabeth Layton link, that will take you to the Lullaby PDF link - don't forget to save the PDF to your computer.
Postpartum Lullaby: A Poem and Drawing
By Elizabeth Layton
Omaha, Nebraska: bradypress, 1993. Edition of 175
10 x 7.5"; 10 pages. Denise Brady printed the poem from Romulus type on Rives heavyweight with Harry Duncan's direction using his iron hand press. Mary Gallagher, Ginny Morocco, Bonnie O'Connell and Floyd Pearce assisted. The two signatures are sewn into a wrapper of Rives marbled by Takako Hicken and the printer. Layton provided a line drawing to illustrate the title page that was printed from a photoengraving.
The late Kansas artist Elizabeth Layton began this poem in the 1950s and continued to revise and expand it for twenty-five years. The six-page poem deals with motherhood, grief and hope, cataloging events and mothers both nameless and famous. $40 + $2 shipping (+ sales tax for Kansas residents).
Limited items available.
"Running Through the Daisies with Glenn". 5.75"x4.875" card with no envelope. Suitable for small frame. $5.00 each + shipping and sales tax (KS)
Bag Lady * War Games
Crooked Christmas Tree
Set of 3 cards with envelopes. 4"x5.5"
Also suitable for small frame.
$5.00 each + shipping &
sales tax (KS)
My Foal's Tale
“My Foal’s Tale”, is a baby book for horses! It is soft cover, 8 in. wide and 10.5 in. tall, with 28 pages for record keeping, photos, notes, and more! Delightfully illustrated by Elizabeth "Grandma" Layton. Similar to coloring book paper, but higher quality. The book is $10 plus $2 Shipping (plus sales tax for Kansas residents.)
"Through the Looking Glass"
The first book about the art and life of Elizabeth Layton is now available. It reproduces 40 of her early drawings. Copies can be ordered for $15 each, which includes postage. Send check or money order to: Don Lambert, 4232 Holly, Apt. 1, Kansas City, Missouri 64111.
Signs Along the Way can also be purchased at the following places:
Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
Kansas City, Missouri
Saint Joseph, Missouri
Old Depot Museum
Wellsville City Library
Carnegie Cultural Center
Set of 3 "Mother's Day" note cards with envelopes. 4.25"x5.5"
$6.00 each + shipping & sales tax. (KS)
1 card with envelope. 7" x 4.75"
Only 1 available
Also suitable for small frame.
$6.00 each + shipping & sales tax (KS)