Images to Tell a Story

Jugend: Münchner illustrierte Wochenschrift für Kunst und Leben - via
3.1898, Band 2 (Nr. 27-52)

How does my lady’s garden grow? With silver bells, and cockle shells, and pretty maids all in a row!
From The Baby’s Opera: A book of old rhymes with new dresses by Walter Crane, 1877 (via Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Yale University)

Their friends assembled outside were busily engaged in watching the progress of a horseman.
Walter Crane, from Goody-two-shoes , London, not dated.

I Saw Three Ships… from A Baby’s Opera, by Walter Crane, c.1900

Elves and Fairy Painters, from ‘The Snowman’ 1899, Walter Crane

The six swans.
Walter Crane, from The art of illustration, by Henry Blackburn, London, 1896.