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Opening illustration to act IV.

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

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

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Opening illustration to act IV.

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

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

(Source: archive.org)

Tuesday, August 26, 2014
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Puck: How now, spirit! Wither wander you?

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

(Source: archive.org)

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Puck: How now, spirit! Wither wander you?

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

(Source: archive.org)

Tuesday, August 26, 2014
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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.

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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
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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)

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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
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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.

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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
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"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.

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"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
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Seven lobsters in a dish.

From The Buckle my shoe picture book, written and illustrated by Walter Crane, London, 1910.

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

(Source: archive.org)

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Seven lobsters in a dish.

From The Buckle my shoe picture book, written and illustrated by Walter Crane, London, 1910.

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

(Source: archive.org)

Thursday, July 24, 2014
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Six joiners in Joiner’s hall.

From The Buckle my shoe picture book, written and illustrated by Walter Crane, London, 1910.

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Six joiners in Joiner’s hall.

From The Buckle my shoe picture book, written and illustrated by Walter Crane, London, 1910.

(Source: archive.org)

Thursday, July 24, 2014