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Tove Jansson - the author of the Moomin books for children  (Swedish-speaking Finnish novelist, painter, illustrator and comic strip author.)

Tove Jansson - the author of the Moomin books for children (Swedish-speaking Finnish novelist, painter, illustrator and comic strip author.

ToveJansson_AuroranSairaala. During  the years 1955-1957 Tove Jansson painted murals featuring Moomins for the staircase of the Aurora Children’s Hospital in Helsinki, Finland. Moomin paintings delighted over one million children and their families in Aurora while the outpatient clinic was in use.Aurora’s children’s units were relocated to Helsinki University Central Hospital in 1997 and in 1998 Kari Petäjä and Maija Poskiparta made a copy of the mural for the staircase of the Children’s…

murals at the Aurora Children's Hospital

During the years Tove Jansson painted murals featuring Moomins for the staircase of the Aurora Children’s Hospital in Helsinki, Finland.

Tove Jansson with her Moomin

Tove Jansson - Finnish children's author and illustrator (and creator of the Moomins)

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Tove Jansson's fantastic murals in Kotka, Finland

Tove Jansson's fantastic murals in Kotka, Finland - Moomin .

Tove Jansson (Moomin author) with her partner Tuulikki Pietila (the inspiration for my favourite character Too-Ticki)

Tove Jansson on Klovharu, a small rocky island where she and her partner Tuulikki Pietilä spent their summers for close to 30 years.

Tove Jansson, Finland, Sininen satumaisema, akvarelli 1955, Helsingin kaupungin taidemuseo

Tove Jansson, Finland, Sininen satumaisema, akvarelli 1955, Helsingin kaupungin taidemuseo

Niin hattivatit kuin Muumipappakin ovat vaeltajia. Tove Jansson piirtää.

Come in, dear, the door's always open!

Tove ja hänen elämänkumppaninsa Tuulikki Pietilä villinlännen naamiaisasuissa 1950-60-luvulla.

Tove ja hänen elämänkumppaninsa Tuulikki Pietilä villinlännen naamiaisasuissa 1950-60-luvulla.

Tove Jansson 100 years. The creator of Moonins - Posti

Finnish Post Office issues stamps in celebration of Tove Jansson’s anniversary

Tove Jansson Tussipiirustus: Hyvää uutta vuotta!

Tove Jansson - Happy New Year!

Tove Jansson

Tove Jansson and Niilo Suihko painting the fresco Party in the Countryside.

Tuulikki Pietilä ja Tove Jansson

Tuulikki Pietilä ja Tove Jansson


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