Permalink
Egeus: This man hath bewitch’d the bosom of my child.

William Heath Robinson, from A midsummer-night’s dream, by  William Shakespeare, New York, 1914.

(Source: archive.org)

higher resolution

Egeus: This man hath bewitch’d the bosom of my child.

William Heath Robinson, from A midsummer-night’s dream, by William Shakespeare, New York, 1914.

(Source: archive.org)

Monday, August 25, 2014
Permalink
Lysander:… And she, sweet lady, dotes,
devoutly dotes, dotes in idolatry,
Upon this spotted and inconstant man.

William Heath Robinson, from A midsummer-night’s dream, by  William Shakespeare, New York, 1914.

(Source: archive.org)

higher resolution

Lysander:… And she, sweet lady, dotes,
devoutly dotes, dotes in idolatry,
Upon this spotted and inconstant man.

William Heath Robinson, from A midsummer-night’s dream, by William Shakespeare, New York, 1914.

(Source: archive.org)

Monday, August 25, 2014
Permalink
Oberon: And make him with fair Ægle break his faith.

William Heath Robinson, frontispiece from A midsummer-night’s dream, by  William Shakespeare, New York, 1914.

(Source: archive.org)

higher resolution

Oberon: And make him with fair Ægle break his faith.

William Heath Robinson, frontispiece from A midsummer-night’s dream, by William Shakespeare, New York, 1914.

(Source: archive.org)

Monday, August 25, 2014
Permalink
Harlequin—Pluto.

Adolphe Lalauze,  frontispiece from Arlequin—Pluton, by  Thomas-Simon Gueullette, Paris, 1879.

(Source: archive.org)

higher resolution

Harlequin—Pluto.

Adolphe Lalauze, frontispiece from Arlequin—Pluton, by Thomas-Simon Gueullette, Paris, 1879.

(Source: archive.org)

Saturday, August 23, 2014
Permalink
I ran with mad impulse.

Evert van Muyden, from Sir Jasper Carew, by Charles Lever, Boston, 1901.

(Source: archive.org)

higher resolution

I ran with mad impulse.

Evert van Muyden, from Sir Jasper Carew, by Charles Lever, Boston, 1901.

(Source: archive.org)

Friday, August 22, 2014
Permalink
Captain Filcher explains how the aristocracy behave.

John Leech, from Stanley Thorn vol. 1, by Henry Cockton, London, 1841.

(Source: archive.org)

higher resolution

Captain Filcher explains how the aristocracy behave.

John Leech, from Stanley Thorn vol. 1, by Henry Cockton, London, 1841.

(Source: archive.org)

Thursday, August 21, 2014
Permalink
"What is the cause of your sorrow?" asked the princess gently.

Maria Louise Kirk, from The story of the Canterbury pilgrims, retold from Chaucer by F. J. Harvey  Darton, New York, 1914.

(Source: archive.org)

higher resolution

"What is the cause of your sorrow?" asked the princess gently.

Maria Louise Kirk, from The story of the Canterbury pilgrims, retold from Chaucer by F. J. Harvey Darton, New York, 1914.

(Source: archive.org)

Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Permalink
Kenneth threw himself suddenly upon Phillip.
(A Wedding Gift, by Leonard Outram)

From The Strand Magazine No. 26 (January to June 1893), London.

(Source: archive.org)

higher resolution

Kenneth threw himself suddenly upon Phillip.
(A Wedding Gift, by Leonard Outram)

From The Strand Magazine No. 26 (January to June 1893), London.

(Source: archive.org)

Tuesday, August 19, 2014