'Scheherazade' by T Mackenzie
This drawing depicts a scene in the legend of The One Thousand and One Arabian nights. Queen Scheherazade is telling a story to King Shahrayar.
© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans
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Aladdin, Kings Theatre, Hammersmith, London
Aladdin, at the Kings Theatre, Hammersmith, London, 26 December 1904(?) A refined spectacular operatic and extremely funny presentment of the ever-popular Eastern Tale. The willow pattern design ascribes the origins of the story to China rather than the Arabian Nights. Date: circa 1904
© The Michael Diamond Collection / Mary Evans Picture Library
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Sleeping Beauty - 10
Refreshed after a good night's sleep, Beauty awakes to find a strange man beside her bed : however, since he is a prince, and therefore handsome, she is delighted rather than alarmed.
© Mary Evans Picture Library/ARTHUR RACKHAM
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