Images to Tell a Story

Arthur Rackham ~ from Frost ~ The Allies’ Fairy Book ~ William Heinemann Ltd. ~ 1916
"Art thou warm, Maiden? Art thou warm, Pretty One? Art thou warm, My Darling?"
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A chrysanthemum heard her and said, pointedly, “Hoity-toity, what is this?”
Arthur Rackham, from Peter Pan in Kensington gardens, by James Matthew Barrie, New York, 1910.
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Fairies never say, “We feel happy”; what they say is, “We feel dancey.”
Arthur Rackham, from Peter Pan in Kensington gardens, by James Matthew Barrie, New York, 1910.
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Building the house for,Maimie.
Arthur Rackham, from Peter Pan in Kensington gardens, by James Matthew Barrie, New York, 1910.
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When he heard Peter’s voice, he popped in alarm behind a tulip.
Arthur Rackham, from Peter Pan in Kensington gardens, by James Matthew Barrie, New York, 1910.
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The lady with the balloons who sits just outside.
Arthur Rackham, from Peter Pan in Kensington gardens, by James Matthew Barrie, New York, 1910.

Arthur Rackham ~ The Pool of Tears from Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll ~ William Heinemann Ltd. ~ 1907

Arthur Rackham ~ from Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll ~ William Heinemann Ltd. ~ 1907
"They all crowded round it panting and asking, ‘But who has won?’"
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Arthur Rackham illustration to “The Land of Let’s Pretend”, painted for Princess Mary’s Gift Book

Arthur Rackham ~ Fairy Tales by Hans Andersen ~ George G. Harrap & Co. ~ 1932
"When night was come and the shop shut up."

Arthur Rackham ~ from English Fairy Tales retold by F.A. Steel ~ Macmillan & Co. ~ 1918 ~ scanned from my print collection

Arthur Rackham ~ Cordelia ~ from Tales from Shakespeare by Charles and Mary Lamb ~ 1909

Arthur Rackham ~ Romeo and Juliet ~ At the Cell of Friar Lawrence ~ from Tales from Shakespeare by Charles and Mary Lamb ~ 1909

Arthur Rackham ~ Paulina Drew Back the Curtain ~ from Tales from Shakespeare by Charles and Mary Lamb ~ 1909

Arthur Rackham ~ Perdita ~ from Tales from Shakespeare by Charles and Mary Lamb ~ 1909