Tag Archives: Illustrations

Timely advice from a Caterpillar?

Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass by Lewis Carroll  is celebrating its 150th anniversary of publication. The depictions shown here are from an edition which was illustrated by  A.H. Watson, aka Alice Helena Watson who was born … Continue reading

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The Gown of Cobweb Lace

Australian “Fairy Artist“, Peg Maltby was born Agnes “aka Peg” Newberry Orchard on January 17, 1899.  She married George Bradley Maltby on September17, 1917 and the pair migrated to Australia from the UK in 1924. Whilst living in the Melbourne … Continue reading

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The Bear Necessities of Rupert

Rupert Bear was a children’s newspaper comic strip character created by English artist, Mary Tourtel. Rupert first appeared in the The Daily Express newspaper on 8th November 1920. His mission was to win sales from the rival newspapers of the time – The Daily … Continue reading

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