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Background imageTales Collection: Chaucers Pilgrims by Pauline Baynes

Chaucers Pilgrims by Pauline Baynes
The numerous pilgrims from The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer, pictured riding in procession

Background imageTales Collection: Snow Queen Harry Clarke

Snow Queen Harry Clarke
Kay meets the Snow Queen

Background imageTales Collection: The Ghost Story by Alfred Bestall

The Ghost Story by Alfred Bestall
A family sit in the dark by a blazing fire, rigid with fear while listening to a ghost story told by an aged relative. Meanwhile, unbeknownst to them, the sceptre of a medieval knight

Background imageTales Collection: Marsh King / Harry Clarke

Marsh King / Harry Clarke
Illustration of the Marsh Kings daughter in an oval frame

Background imageTales Collection: The Pardoners Tale

The Pardoners Tale
The three rogues search in the woods for death

Background imageTales Collection: Salem Witches: Tituba

Salem Witches: Tituba
Titubas tales alarm the children, who accuse her of being a witch

Background imageTales Collection: Georgie Porgie

Georgie Porgie, pudding and pie - Kissed the girls and made them cry. When the boys came out to play - Georgie Porgie ran away

Background imageTales Collection: Woman raising her skirts to scare off the devil

Woman raising her skirts to scare off the devil. Perretta flashing the devil. The devil of Pope-Fig Island. Le diable de Papesiguiere

Background imageTales Collection: Chaucers Canterbury Pilgrims on the road

Chaucers Canterbury Pilgrims on the road
* NOTE - FULL FILE IS A LONG PANORAMA - Preview split into 3 sections for ease of viewing * Chaucers Canterbury Pilgrims on the road reproduction of a painting by Stephen Reid (1873-1948) (from left)

Background imageTales Collection: The Moonchild by Florence Mary Anderson

The Moonchild by Florence Mary Anderson
A small, angelic looking child is carried through the sky in a basket held by a colourful group of fairies and pixies. c.1925

Background imageTales Collection: Old Woman in the Wood

Old Woman in the Wood
The tree turns back into the Kings son, to the surprise and pleasure of the girl. (A dramatic instance of magical shape-changing or metamorphosis)

Background imageTales Collection: Fairy Tales of Autumn - Hansel and Gretel by Pauline Baynes

Fairy Tales of Autumn - Hansel and Gretel by Pauline Baynes
Hansel and Gretel by Pauline Baynes, one of a series of four illustrations of fairy tales which reflect each season. In this case

Background imageTales Collection: The Land of Christmas Plays by Pauline Baynes

The Land of Christmas Plays by Pauline Baynes
Charming illustration showing a land populated by all the characters from Christmas plays and pantomimes including Aladdin, Sleeping Beauty, Red Riding Hood, Jack and the Beanstalk and Robinson Crusoe

Background imageTales Collection: Goldilocks / Willcox Smith

Goldilocks / Willcox Smith
Goldilocks gives three teddy bears a talking-to

Background imageTales Collection: Fairy Tales of Winter - Cinderella by Pauline Baynes

Fairy Tales of Winter - Cinderella by Pauline Baynes
Cinderella by Pauline Baynes, one of four illustration of fairy tales which reflect each season. In this instance, Cinderella is transformed by her fairy godmother into a dazzling princess while her

Background imageTales Collection: Tom Thumb + Butterfly

Tom Thumb + Butterfly
He rides on the back of a butterfly

Background imageTales Collection: Cinderella by Arthur Rackham

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

Background imageTales 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 imageTales Collection: Chaucer, Wife of Bath

Chaucer, Wife of Bath
The Wife of Bath on her pilgrimage

Background imageTales Collection: The Star Money - 1

The Star Money - 1
Die Sternthaler : the child gathers up the star money

Background imageTales Collection: Frog Prince & Princess

Frog Prince & Princess
The princess discovers a frog at her feet: curiously, he too is wearing a crown

Background imageTales Collection: Knights Tale, Joust

Knights Tale, Joust
Palamon desireth to slay his foe Arcite

Background imageTales Collection: The Hut of Baba Yaga

The Hut of Baba Yaga
The Baba Yaga chases the girl in a pestle

Background imageTales 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 imageTales Collection: POE, Edgar Allan (1809-1849)

POE, Edgar Allan (1809-1849). American writer. Historias Extraordinarias (Extraordinary Tales). Spanish edition

Background imageTales Collection: Off to Fairyland by Muriel Dawson

Off to Fairyland by Muriel Dawson
A small child engrossed in a huge book of fairy tales

Background imageTales Collection: Pilgrims Depart / Chaucer

Pilgrims Depart / Chaucer
The Canterbury Pilgrims depart the Tabard Inn, Southwark and head away from London into Kent

Background imageTales Collection: Princess and the Pea

Princess and the Pea
I have scarcely closed my eyes all night, complains the princess, proving that she is a REAL princess, so sensitive that single a pea beneath her mattress keeps her awake

Background imageTales Collection: Emperors Nightingale

Emperors Nightingale
The whole court was present, even to the little kitchen wench... - to hear the Nightingale

Background imageTales Collection: Emperors New Clothes

Emperors New Clothes
The royal tailors admire their craftsmanship

Background imageTales Collection: Frog Prince (Anderson)

Frog Prince (Anderson)
DER FROSCHKONIG The Princess promises friendship to the Frog if he will retrieve her beloved golden ball which has fallen into his pond

Background imageTales Collection: Sleeping B / Lefler / Urban

Sleeping B / Lefler / Urban
The Prince wakes Sleeping Beauty from her sleep with a kiss

Background imageTales Collection: Grimm / Wren & Bear

Grimm / Wren & Bear
A scene from the story showing a fox in conversation with the bear

Background imageTales Collection: Trying on that Slipper

Trying on that Slipper
Trying on the slipper

Background imageTales Collection: Thumbkinetta (Boyle 2)

Thumbkinetta (Boyle 2)
Thumbkinetta (Tommelise) rides on a swallows back

Background imageTales 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 imageTales Collection: Cinderella by Arthur Rackham

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

Background imageTales 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 imageTales Collection: Title page, Grimm Brothers, collected tales

Title page, Grimm Brothers, collected tales
Title page, Childrens and Household Tales, collected by the Grimm Brothers. 19th century

Background imageTales Collection: Jack Spriggins and the Enchanted Bean

Jack Spriggins and the Enchanted Bean. English folk or fairy tale that appeared in this form in 1734, and later became Jack and the Beanstalk. Date: Late 18th Century

Background imageTales Collection: Illustration, Sweetheart Roland

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

Background imageTales Collection: Scenery for Aladdin, Pollocks Toy Theatre

Scenery for Aladdin, Pollocks Toy Theatre, with two rounded arches opening onto a seascape. Date: late 19th century

Background imageTales Collection: Bierling Kuno Holzschnitzerei, Oberammergau

Bierling Kuno Holzschnitzerei, Oberammergau
The Bierling Kuno Holzschnitzerei Andenken at Oberammergau, Bavaria, Germany. Oberammergau is also famous for its Luftlmalerei

Background imageTales 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 imageTales Collection: Fairy Tales of Summer - Sleeping Beauty by Pauline Baynes

Fairy Tales of Summer - Sleeping Beauty by Pauline Baynes
Sleeping Beauty by Pauline Baynes, one of a four illustrations of a fairy tale to reflect each season. In this instance, the handsome prince emerges from the forest to find Sleeping Beauty

Background imageTales Collection: Chaucer, the Friar

Chaucer, the Friar
The Friar carrying a staff

Background imageTales Collection: Little Red Riding Hood

Little Red Riding Hood
The wicked wolf disguises himself as Red Riding Hoods grandmother and asks her to get into bed with him

Background imageTales Collection: Offenbach Hoffmann

Offenbach Hoffmann
(The Tales of Hoffmann) The closing scene of the Venetian episode : Hoffmann watches as Guilietta goes off with another lover



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