Czech Easter pomlázka is a braided whip made from pussywillow twigs. It has been used for centuries by boys who go caroling on Easter Monday and symbolically whip girls on the legs.

Czech Easter pomlázka is a braided whip made from pussywillow twigs. It has been used for centuries by boys who go caroling on Easter Monday and symbolically whip girls on the legs.

Josef Lada. The Book. 1957

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Josef Lada

Works for children by the Czech artist Josef Lada I grew up seeing these.

The Seasons Come, The Seasons Go    Closing out 2010 with the best of the best: works for children by the Czech artist Josef Lada (1887–1957).

The Seasons Come, The Seasons Go Closing out 2010 with the best of the best: works for children by the Czech artist Josef Lada

Universo Checo: Josef Lada  http://universocheco.blogspot.com.es/2012/09/josef-lada_9598.html

Josef Lada (December Hrusice - 14 December Prague) was a Czech painter, illustrator and writer.

Josef Lada illustration

The Seasons Come, The Seasons Go - 50 Watts. Illustration by Josef Lada.

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