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Artist Arthur Rackham (1867–1939) Featured In Alice's Wonderland

Arthur Rackham (1867–1939)

In 1907, the copyright for Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland expired and there was a mad rush by publishers to deliver new editions, most of them unremarkable and blatant in their slavish adherence to Tenniel’s illustrations. 129 more words


Winter Trees

Whenever I see trees silhouetted like this, I remember the illustrations by Arthur Rackham to “Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens”. I am sure I must have read the story but I can’t remember a thing about it; however the illustrations have always remained in my mind.  61 more words

Arthur Rackham: His Life and Work

Arguably, the Victorian period was the period for illustrators–the saviours of bad writing, and the saints who elevate good books to the zenith of Olympus. 146 more words

Glass Room Books

Faeries in Kensington Gardens

We’re getting close to Christmas now so what about something a little seasonal?

I don’t much like Peter Pan.  The familiar story of the irritating boy and the nice crocodile who never gets to eat him (or the equally annoying pirate) is a sickly mixture of cliches and sentiment. 909 more words

20th Century

Fairy Tales for Christmas!

Arthur Rackham’s Book of Pictures R141905 : Puss In Boots

Mother Goose

This volume by Arthur Rackham was recently retrieved for an archaeology seminar, but the images were just too seasonal to by-pass for the blog. 138 more words

Visual Materials