Tom Seidman Freud- The Rabbit Dreams of Dr. Freud's Niece - 50 Watts

Illustration for The Book of Rabbit Stories by Tom Seidmann-Freud, aka Sigmund Freud's niece Martha

Under the pseudonym Tom Seidmann-Freud—often shortened to just "Tom"—Sigmund Freud's eccentric niece Martha illustrated a series of wonderful children's books in the early twentieth century.

The Rabbit Dreams of Dr. Image from "Buch Der Hasengeschichten". Written by Tom Seidmann-Freud,

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Buch der Hasengeschichten

Under the pseudonym Tom Seidmann-Freud—often shortened to just "Tom"—Sigmund Freud's eccentric niece Martha illustrated a series of wonderful children's books in the early twentieth century.

Buch Der Hasengeschichten  via the Braunschweig University Library | Under the pseudonym Tom Seidmann-Freud—often shortened to just "Tom"—Sigmund Freud's eccentric niece Martha illustrated a series of wonderful children's books in the early twentieth century. She killed herself in 1930 (age 37 or 38), a year after her husband killed himself.

Illustration for The Book of Rabbit Stories by Tom Seidmann-Freud, aka Sigmund Freud's neice Martha

Martha Freud, Buch Der Hasengeschichten (The Book of Rabbit Stories, 1924)

Under the pseudonym Tom Seidmann-Freud—often shortened to just “Tom”—Sigmund Freud’s eccentric niece Martha illustrated a series of wonderful children’s books in the early twentieth century.

Sigmund Freud's eccentric niece Martha created these illustrations for a children's book in the mid 1930s. "Whimsically apocalyptic" is a pretty apt description.

Sigmund Freud's eccentric niece Martha created these illustrations for a children's book in the mid "Whimsically apocalyptic" is a pretty apt description.

The Rabbit Dreams of Dr. Freud's Niece - 50 Watts

Tom Seidmann-Freud, this was translated into English as Peregrin and the Goldfish (nearly as hard to find as the German editions)

Die Fischreise (The Fish's Journey,  1923) via the Braunschweig University Library(Tom Seidmann-Freud [Freud's niece, Martha]

Die Fischreise (The Fish's Journey, via the Braunschweig University Library(Tom Seidmann-Freud [Freud's niece, Martha]

Under the pseudonym Tom Seidmann-Freud—often shortened to just "Tom"—Sigmund Freud's eccentric niece Martha illustrated a series of wonderful children's books in the early twentieth century. She killed herself in 1930 (age 37 or 38), a year after her husband killed himself. This grim ending is not reflected in her dream-like, often whimsical work. (12/30 update: "whimsically apocalyptic" might be more accurate for the rabbit book.)

The Rabbit Dreams of Dr. The link shows some very fantastical (and some rather morbid) books illustrated by Sigmund Freud's very eccentric niece.

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