oldbookillustrations: 1911 Arthur Rackham (English, 1837-1939) ~ From Richard Wagner’s Siegfried & The Twilight of the Gods; London via

Though gaily ye may laugh, In grief ye shall be left, For, mocking maids, this ring  Ye ask shall never be yours.

oldbookillustrations: 1911 Arthur Rackham (English, 1837-1939) ~ From Richard Wagner’s Siegfried & The Twilight of the Gods; London via

Though gaily ye may laugh,
In grief ye shall be left,
For, mocking maids, this ring
Ye ask shall never be yours.

supersonicelectronic: 1907 Arthur Rackham (English illustrator; 1867-1939) ~ Father Christmas

supersonicelectronic: 1907 Arthur Rackham (English illustrator; 1867-1939) ~ Father Christmas

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oldpainting: 1910 Arthur Rackham (British artist, illustrator, 1867-1939) ~ Freya Goddess of Youth via Flickr; click image for 850 x 1113 size

oldpainting: 1910 Arthur Rackham (British artist, illustrator, 1867-1939) ~ Freya Goddess of Youth via Flickr; click image for 850 x 1113 size

in-the-middle-of-a-daydream: 1912 Arthur Rackham (British illustrator, 1867-1939) ~ Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens

in-the-middle-of-a-daydream: 1912 Arthur Rackham (British illustrator, 1867-1939) ~ Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens

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geisterseher: 1919 Arthur Rackham (English painter/illustrator, 1867-1939) for Some British Ballads ~ ‘Clerk Colvill’

geisterseher: 1919 Arthur Rackham (English painter/illustrator, 1867-1939) for Some British Ballads ~ ‘Clerk Colvill’

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1975 Arthur Rackham’s “Alice”, Green Tiger Press stationery keepsake box 

1975 Arthur Rackham’s “Alice”, Green Tiger Press stationery keepsake box 

1913 Arthur Rackham (English artist and illustrator, 1867-1939) ~ Jack Sprat and his wife; from The Old Nursery Rhymes, NY, NY, USA source: archive.org

1913 Arthur Rackham (English artist and illustrator, 1867-1939) ~ Jack Sprat and his wife; from The Old Nursery Rhymes, NY, NY, USA source: archive.org

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2headedsnake: rackham.artpassions.net 1922 Arthur Rackham (English illustrator, 1867-1939) ~ Pandora’s Box “A sudden swarm of winged creatures brushed past her …”

2headedsnakerackham.artpassions.net 1922 Arthur Rackham (English illustrator, 1867-1939) ~ Pandora’s Box “A sudden swarm of winged creatures brushed past her …”

madamescherzo: porentreletras: oldbookillustrations: 1921 Arthur Rackham (English, 1867-1939) ~ Frontispiece, A Dish of Apples by Eden Phillpotts; London via archive.org

madamescherzoporentreletrasoldbookillustrations: 1921 Arthur Rackham (English, 1867-1939) ~ Frontispiece, A Dish of Apples by Eden Phillpotts; London via archive.org

labellefilleart: 1905 Arthur Rackham (English, 1867-1939) ~ Rip Van Winkle’s Daughter and Grandchild, from Washington Irving’s ‘Rip Van Winkle’

labellefilleart: 1905 Arthur Rackham (English, 1867-1939) ~ Rip Van Winkle’s Daughter and Grandchild, from Washington Irving’s ‘Rip Van Winkle’

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fairytalemood: Arthur Rackham (English, 1867-1939) for Hans Christian Andersen’s “The Snow Queen”

fairytalemood: Arthur Rackham (English, 1867-1939) for Hans Christian Andersen’s “The Snow Queen”

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oldbookillustrations: 1920 Arthur Rackham (English 1867-1939) ~ Frontispiece for James Stephen’s Irish Fairy Tales. Source: archive.org
In a fork glen into which he slipped at night-fall, he was surrounded by giant toads. 

oldbookillustrations: 1920 Arthur Rackham (English 1867-1939) ~ Frontispiece for James Stephen’s Irish Fairy Tales. Source: archive.org

In a fork glen into which he slipped at night-fall, he was surrounded by giant toads. 


1909 Arthur Rackham (English 1867-1939) ~ Detail from Title Page ~ Tales From Shakespeare by Charles and Mary Lamb ~ via archive.org

1909 Arthur Rackham (English 1867-1939) ~ Detail from Title Page ~ Tales From Shakespeare by Charles and Mary Lamb ~ via archive.org

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whodesignedthis: 1909 Arthur Rackham (English 1867-1939)~ Undine Lost

whodesignedthis: 1909 Arthur Rackham (English 1867-1939)~ Undine Lost

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jaded-mandarin: 1910 Arthur Rackham (1867-1939) ~ Children By The Sea

jaded-mandarin: 1910 Arthur Rackham (1867-1939) ~ Children By The Sea

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