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The singing bird of heaven.

Warwick Goble, from Green Willow and other Japanese fairy tales, by Grace James, London, 1910.

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The singing bird of heaven.

Warwick Goble, from Green Willow and other Japanese fairy tales, by Grace James, London, 1910.

(Source: archive.org)

Monday, September 1, 2014
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The bell of Dōjōji.

Warwick Goble, from Green Willow and other Japanese fairy tales, by Grace James, London, 1910.

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The bell of Dōjōji.

Warwick Goble, from Green Willow and other Japanese fairy tales, by Grace James, London, 1910.

(Source: archive.org)

Monday, September 1, 2014
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The Moon Maiden.

Warwick Goble, from Green Willow and other Japanese fairy tales, by Grace James, London, 1910.

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The Moon Maiden.

Warwick Goble, from Green Willow and other Japanese fairy tales, by Grace James, London, 1910.

(Source: archive.org)

Monday, September 1, 2014
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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.

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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.

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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