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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.

(Source: archive.org)

Wednesday, September 17, 2014
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Minnehaha.

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

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Minnehaha.

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

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Wednesday, September 17, 2014
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Speaking thus, she vanished over the side of the vessel.

Frances Bassett Comstock, from Undine : a legend, by Friedrich de la Motte-Fouqué, New York, 1911.

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

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Speaking thus, she vanished over the side of the vessel.

Frances Bassett Comstock, from Undine : a legend, by Friedrich de la Motte-Fouqué, New York, 1911.

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

(Source: archive.org)

Sunday, September 14, 2014
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A fourth traveler had joined them, unobserved.

Frances Bassett Comstock, from Undine : a legend, by Friedrich de la Motte-Fouqué, New York, 1911.

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A fourth traveler had joined them, unobserved.

Frances Bassett Comstock, from Undine : a legend, by Friedrich de la Motte-Fouqué, New York, 1911.

(Source: archive.org)

Sunday, September 14, 2014
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Headpiece vignette to chapter VIII: The day after the wedding.

Frances Bassett Comstock, from Undine : a legend, by Friedrich de la Motte-Fouqué, New York, 1911.

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Headpiece vignette to chapter VIII: The day after the wedding.

Frances Bassett Comstock, from Undine : a legend, by Friedrich de la Motte-Fouqué, New York, 1911.

(Source: archive.org)

Saturday, September 13, 2014
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Headpiece vignette to chapter IV: story of what the knight encountered in the woods.

Frances Bassett Comstock, from Undine : a legend, by Friedrich de la Motte-Fouqué, New York, 1911.

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Headpiece vignette to chapter IV: story of what the knight encountered in the woods.

Frances Bassett Comstock, from Undine : a legend, by Friedrich de la Motte-Fouqué, New York, 1911.

(Source: archive.org)

Saturday, September 13, 2014
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He perceived Undine, smiling and happy.

Frances Bassett Comstock, from Undine : a legend, by Friedrich de la Motte-Fouqué, New York, 1911.

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He perceived Undine, smiling and happy.

Frances Bassett Comstock, from Undine : a legend, by Friedrich de la Motte-Fouqué, New York, 1911.

(Source: archive.org)

Saturday, September 13, 2014
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Front cover from Undine : a legend, by Friedrich de la Motte-Fouqué, illustrated by  Frances Bassett Comstock, New York, 1911.

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Front cover from Undine : a legend, by Friedrich de la Motte-Fouqué, illustrated by Frances Bassett Comstock, New York, 1911.

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Saturday, September 13, 2014