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Rackham Collection

Background imageRackham Collection: Freia / Rackham

Freia / Rackham
Freia standing under a tree

Background imageRackham Collection: Winter Frolic by Arthur Rackham

Winter Frolic by Arthur Rackham. 1924

Background imageRackham Collection: Cinderella by Arthur Rackham

Cinderella by Arthur Rackham
Cinderellas sisters arriving for the Ball in all their finery. Date: 1919

Background imageRackham Collection: Sleeping Beauty pricks her finger by Arthur Rackham

Sleeping Beauty pricks her finger by Arthur Rackham
The crucial moment in the story of Sleeping Beauty when Beauty pricks her finger on a spinning wheel thus sending her to sleep for a number of years

Background imageRackham Collection: Sleeping Beauty by Arthur Rackham

Sleeping Beauty by Arthur Rackham
Princess Briar Rose, aka Sleeping Beauty, pictured in a perfect pose as she sleeps for a hundred years after pricking her finger on the spindle of a spinning wheel

Background imageRackham Collection: Odin / Wotan Rides / Rackham

Odin / Wotan Rides / Rackham
Odin/Wotan rides through the sky

Background imageRackham Collection: Cinderella by Arthur Rackham

Cinderella by Arthur Rackham
Ella, aka Cinderella, in her beautiful gown, dancing with the Prince at the Ball. Date: 1919

Background imageRackham Collection: Cinderella by Arthur Rackham

Cinderella by Arthur Rackham
Ella, aka Cinderella, sitting in rags with a broom in her hand. Date: 1919

Background imageRackham Collection: Sleeping Beauty by Arthur Rackham

Sleeping Beauty by Arthur Rackham
An unsuccessful princely suitor tries to fight his way through the thicket of thorns surrounding the castle where Sleeping Beauty slumbers

Background imageRackham Collection: Illustration, Sweetheart Roland

Illustration, Sweetheart Roland -- The Maiden fetched the magic wand, and then she took her stepsisters head. Date: 1909

Background imageRackham Collection: Sleeping Beauty by Arthur Rackham

Sleeping Beauty by Arthur Rackham
Princess Briar Rose, aka Sleeping Beauty turns a key in the lock of a door, where she is about to meet the wicked old fairy, whose spindle will prick her finger sending her, and the royal household

Background imageRackham Collection: The King of the Golden River by John Ruskin

The King of the Golden River by John Ruskin. " An enormous foam globe, on which reclined the little old gentleman." Date: First published: 1851

Background imageRackham Collection: Wind & Waves Rackham

Wind & Waves Rackham
An illustration to a story, The Wind and the Waves. Date: 1911

Background imageRackham Collection: Fairies Pick Apples

Fairies Pick Apples
Fairies and elves pick apples

Background imageRackham Collection: Illustration, The Cat and Mouse in Partnership

Illustration, The Cat and Mouse in Partnership -- The Cat stole away behind the city walls to the church. Date: 1909

Background imageRackham Collection: Rackham / Cinderella / G ma

Rackham / Cinderella / G ma
Cinderella with her fairy godmother about to get into the carriage which was once a pumpkin

Background imageRackham Collection: Arthur Rackham / St Ives

Arthur Rackham / St Ives
ARTHUR RACKHAM English illustrator: self-portrait in his own illustration to As I was going to St Ives Date: 1867 - 1939

Background imageRackham Collection: Pandora & Epimatheus

Pandora & Epimatheus

Background imageRackham Collection: Dick Whittington by Arthur Rackham

Dick Whittington by Arthur Rackham
Dick Whittington arrives on the coast of Barbary, and everyone from the ship is entertained by the Moors. When they are invaded by rats and mice

Background imageRackham Collection: Merman (Rackham)

Merman (Rackham)
A merman on the beach [illustration to The Three Golden Apples] Date: 1922

Background imageRackham Collection: Maid Maleen / Rackham

Maid Maleen / Rackham
They find the castle in ruins (GRIMM)

Background imageRackham Collection: Pomona (Rackham)

Pomona (Rackham)
She is the Roman goddess of fruit-trees and fruit

Background imageRackham Collection: Rip Van Winkle

Rip Van Winkle - Judith Gardenier, Rip Van Winkle's married daughter, with his grandson. Artist: Arthur Rackham

Background imageRackham Collection: Gulliver kisses the Queen of Brobdingnag's hand

Gulliver kisses the Queen of Brobdingnag's hand Date: 1900

Background imageRackham Collection: The Two-Headed Welsh Giant, by Arthur Rackham

The Two-Headed Welsh Giant, by Arthur Rackham
The Two-Headed Welsh Giant, book illustration by Arthur Rackham Date: 1916

Background imageRackham Collection: The Scottish Giant, by Arthur Rackham

The Scottish Giant, by Arthur Rackham
The Scottish Giant, book illustration by Arthur Rackham Date: 1916

Background imageRackham Collection: Now, Guleech, by Arthur Rackham

Now, Guleech, by Arthur Rackham
Now, Guleech, book illustration by Arthur Rackham Date: 1916

Background imageRackham Collection: Art thou warm, Maiden, by Arthur Rackham

Art thou warm, Maiden, by Arthur Rackham Date: 1916

Background imageRackham Collection: The Compleat Angler

The Compleat Angler
An illustration showing five men having an interactive discussion at a tavern table. Date: circa 1931

Background imageRackham Collection: The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow
Illustration to The Legend of Sleepy Hollow showing a man and woman in a strange clearing, surrounded by animated trees and a couple of goblins looking down on them. Date: circa 1929

Background imageRackham Collection: Peter Pan Children Childrens Literature Story

Peter Pan Children Childrens Literature Story
peter, pan, children, childrens, literature, story, fantasy, english, illustration, arthur, rackham, barrie, kensington, gardens, 1906, 1900s, edwardian, touching, sight, two, tombstones, tombstone

Background imageRackham Collection: Illustration, Snowdrop

Illustration, Snowdrop -- The Dwarfs, when they came at evening, found Snowdrop lying on the ground quite dead. Date: 1909

Background imageRackham Collection: Illustration, The Goosegirl

Illustration, The Goosegirl -- Alas! dear Falada, there thou hangest. Date: 1909

Background imageRackham Collection: VICAR WAKEFIELD/RACKHAM

VICAR WAKEFIELD/RACKHAM
Bill sings the Elegy on the death of a mad dog, accompanied by the guitar. Date: First published: 1766

Background imageRackham Collection: PEER GYNT Peer Gynt brought before the King of the Trolls

PEER GYNT Peer Gynt brought before the King of the Trolls

Background imageRackham Collection: PEER GYNT The Troll Witch

PEER GYNT The Troll Witch

Background imageRackham Collection: Peer Gynt encounters the TROLL-WITCH who accuses him of being her former lover

Peer Gynt encounters the TROLL-WITCH who accuses him of being her former lover and the father of her troll-child

Background imageRackham Collection: St Marylebone Workhouse Infirmary, Rackham Street

St Marylebone Workhouse Infirmary, Rackham Street
The St Marylebone Workhouse Infirmary, Rackham Street, London. It was designed by Henry Saxon Snell. Date: 1881

Background imageRackham Collection: BELLEROPHON & CHIMERA BELLEROPHON & CHIMERA

BELLEROPHON & CHIMERA BELLEROPHON & CHIMERA
One of the tasks he has to perform for Iobates, king of Lycia, is to slay the CHIMERA, which he does with the aid of the winged horse PEGASUS

Background imageRackham Collection: Illustration, Hans in Luck

Illustration, Hans in Luck -- Just then a butcher came along the road trundling a young pig in a wheelbarrow. Date: 1909

Background imageRackham Collection: Unconquerable by Arthur Rackham - Defiant Belgium

Unconquerable by Arthur Rackham - Defiant Belgium
Arthur Rackhams Unconquerable - a personification of Belgium stands defient with the tatters of a Belgian flag - symbolising the brave resistance of Belgium to the invading German army in August

Background imageRackham Collection: At the Serpentine

At the Serpentine
Fairies at the Serpentine in Kensington Gardens

Background imageRackham Collection: Illustration, Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens

Illustration, Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens, by Arthur Rackham -- An elderberry hobbled across the walk, and stood chatting with some young quinces. A curious group of humanised trees. Date: 1906

Background imageRackham Collection: Illustration, Rumpelstiltskin

Illustration, Rumpelstiltskin -- In front of the house a fire was burning, and an indescribably ridiculous little man was hopping on one leg and singing. Date: 1909

Background imageRackham Collection: Illustration, The Jew Among the Thorns

Illustration, The Jew Among the Thorns -- The Jew was forced to dance faster and faster till the thorns tore his shabby coat, combed his goat-s beard, and scratched him all over. Date: 1909

Background imageRackham Collection: Illustration, The King of the Golden Mountain

Illustration, The King of the Golden Mountain -- The Son made a circle, and his Father and he took their places within it, and the little black Mannikin appeared. Date: 1909

Background imageRackham Collection: St Marylebone Workhouse Infirmary - A Royal Visit

St Marylebone Workhouse Infirmary - A Royal Visit
The Prince and Princess of Wales talk to patients at the official opening of the St Marylebone workhouse infirmary. The buildings, designed by Henry Saxon Snell and his son

Background imageRackham Collection: The Cat Ran Up the Plum Tree

The Cat Ran Up the Plum Tree... half a crown to fetch her down... 20th century



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