Meet Johnny Pumpkin Head – The Brownie

Meet Johnny Pumpkin Head – The Brownie

  Beistle designed and issued a multitude of brownies, influenced by the fairy-like sprites originated by Canadian author and illustrator Palmer Cox in the late 1800’s, comprising the curiously compelling Johnny Pumpkin Head family beginning in 1919. Here is verbiage taken directly from their 1923 catalog: “Johnny Pumpkin Head – A grotesque brownie with an abnormally large pumpkin […]