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Golden Age of Book Illustrations Gallery. The best and most loved children’s book illustrations of all time

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Arthur Rackham – Illustrations for King of the Golden River 1934

Arthur Rackham (1867 – 1939) was an English book illustrator. Rackham is widely regarded as one of the leading illustrators from the ‘Golden Age’ of British book illustration which encompassed the years from 1900 until the start of the First World War. During that period, there was a strong market for high quality illustrated books …

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Virginia Frances Sterrett – Illustrations for Tanglewood Tales 1921

Virginia Frances Sterrett received her first commission at the age of 19 from the Penn Publishing Company to illustrate Old French Fairy Tales (1920), a collection of works from the 19th-century French author, Comtesse de Ségur (Sophie Fedorovna Rostopchine). A year after the publication of Old French Fairy Tales, a new title including commissioned works …

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Arthur Rackham – Illustrations for Goblin Market 1933

Arthur Rackham (1867 – 1939) was an English book illustrator. Rackham is widely regarded as one of the leading illustrators from the ‘Golden Age’ of British book illustration which encompassed the years from 1900 until the start of the First World War. During that period, there was a strong market for high quality illustrated books …

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Arthur Rackham – Illustrations for English Fairy Tales 1918

Arthur Rackham (1867 – 1939) was an English book illustrator. Rackham is widely regarded as one of the leading illustrators from the ‘Golden Age’ of British book illustration which encompassed the years from 1900 until the start of the First World War. During that period, there was a strong market for high quality illustrated books …

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Arthur Rackham – Illustrations for Poor Cecco 1925

Arthur Rackham (1867 – 1939) was an English book illustrator. Rackham is widely regarded as one of the leading illustrators from the ‘Golden Age’ of British book illustration which encompassed the years from 1900 until the start of the First World War. During that period, there was a strong market for high quality illustrated books …

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Bertha Corbett Melcher – Illustrations for Little Susie Sunbonnet 1907

Minnesotans are proud to claim children’s literature luminaries Wanda Gág, Maud Hart Lovelace, Laura Ingalls Wilder, Carol Ryrie Brink, Emma Brock, and Kate DiCamillo as their own. Author and illustrator Bertha Corbett Melcher usually escapes notice, although she lived and worked in Minneapolis when she launched her career. Today, her characters are best known to …

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Arthur Rackham – Illustrations for Poems of Childhood 1918

Arthur Rackham (1867 – 1939) was an English book illustrator. Rackham is widely regarded as one of the leading illustrators from the ‘Golden Age’ of British book illustration which encompassed the years from 1900 until the start of the First World War. During that period, there was a strong market for high quality illustrated books …

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W. Heath Robinson – Illustrations for Bill the Minder 1912

William Heath Robinson (1872-1944) was an exemplary book illustrator and cartoonist, “the only British illustrator to become a ‘household name’” (Houfe), a contemporary of acclaimed illustrators Arthur Rackham and Edmund Dulac, best known for his cartoons portraying elaborate and whimsical machinary made to complete simple tasks. In fact, his fame was such that the term …

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