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Little John and the Red Friar.

John Leech (?), from The book of ballads, edited by Bon Gaultier (William Edmonstoune Aytoun and Sir Theodore Martin), Edinburgh, London, 1870.

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Little John and the Red Friar.

John Leech (?), from The book of ballads, edited by Bon Gaultier (William Edmonstoune Aytoun and Sir Theodore Martin), Edinburgh, London, 1870.

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Sunday, September 21, 2014
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The royal banquet.

Alfred Crowquill (Alfred Henry Forrester), from The book of ballads, edited by Bon Gaultier (William Edmonstoune Aytoun and Sir Theodore Martin), Edinburgh, London, 1870.

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The royal banquet.

Alfred Crowquill (Alfred Henry Forrester), from The book of ballads, edited by Bon Gaultier (William Edmonstoune Aytoun and Sir Theodore Martin), Edinburgh, London, 1870.

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Saturday, September 20, 2014
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The fight with the snapping turtle.

Alfred Crowquill (Alfred Henry Forrester), from The book of ballads, edited by Bon Gaultier (William Edmonstoune Aytoun and Sir Theodore Martin), Edinburgh, London, 1870.

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The fight with the snapping turtle.

Alfred Crowquill (Alfred Henry Forrester), from The book of ballads, edited by Bon Gaultier (William Edmonstoune Aytoun and Sir Theodore Martin), Edinburgh, London, 1870.

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Saturday, September 20, 2014
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Frontispiece from The book of ballads, edited by Bon Gaultier (William Edmonstoune Aytoun and Sir Theodore Martin) and illustrated by Alfred Crowquill (Alfred Henry Forrester), John Leech, Richard Doyle,  Edinburgh, London, 1870.

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Frontispiece from The book of ballads, edited by Bon Gaultier (William Edmonstoune Aytoun and Sir Theodore Martin) and illustrated by Alfred Crowquill (Alfred Henry Forrester), John Leech, Richard Doyle, Edinburgh, London, 1870.

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Saturday, September 20, 2014
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With both hands his face he covered.

Harrison Fisher, from The song of Hiawatha, by  Henry Wadsworth Longfellow,  Indianapolis, 1906.

A zip file containing the six illustrations of the latest series can be downloaded at this link.

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With both hands his face he covered.

Harrison Fisher, from The song of Hiawatha, by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Indianapolis, 1906.

A zip file containing the six illustrations of the latest series can be downloaded at this link.

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Friday, September 19, 2014
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First a speck, and then a vulture.

Harrison Fisher, from The song of Hiawatha, by  Henry Wadsworth Longfellow,  Indianapolis, 1906.

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First a speck, and then a vulture.

Harrison Fisher, from The song of Hiawatha, by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Indianapolis, 1906.

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Friday, September 19, 2014
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Painted many shapes and figures.

Harrison Fisher, from The song of Hiawatha, by  Henry Wadsworth Longfellow,  Indianapolis, 1906.

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Painted many shapes and figures.

Harrison Fisher, from The song of Hiawatha, by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Indianapolis, 1906.

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Friday, September 19, 2014
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Oh my little friend, the squirrel.

Harrison Fisher, from The song of Hiawatha, by  Henry Wadsworth Longfellow,  Indianapolis, 1906.

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Oh my little friend, the squirrel.

Harrison Fisher, from The song of Hiawatha, by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Indianapolis, 1906.

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Wednesday, September 17, 2014