A Salute to Mothers

In observance of Mother’s Day, here are some of our favorite ways moms have been captured in the antiques and collectibles world.
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A classic image of a mother tucking her children into bed by Norman Rockwell: Mother’s Little Angels, the Literary Digest cover from January 29, 1921.

A classic image of a mother tucking her children into bed by Norman Rockwell: Mother’s Little Angels, the Literary Digest cover from January 29, 1921.

Mother is one word that embodies all the love a human being can possibly offer and can’t be defined in a single phrase. A mother represents the combination of feelings, behaviors and sacrifices that occur while raising and caring for a loved one, whether the loved one is biologically hers or not. Being a mother is an attitude.

Mom has a special place in our heart, and although Mother’s Day is the official day celebrating the mother of the family, as well as motherhood, maternal bonds, and the influence of mothers, these special women in our lives should be cherished and honored every day.

In observance of Mother’s Day, here are some of our favorite ways mothers have been captured in the antiques and collectibles world: