Twenty-two original drawings

Collection Data

Names
Rackham, Arthur, 1867-1939 (Artist)
Bayntun, George, 1873-1940 (Binder)
Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1906 - 1921
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Print Collection
Shelf locator: Spencer Coll. Eng. 1921
Topics
Drawing, British
English literature -- Illustrations
Genres
Drawings
bindings
Notes
Content: Binding, by Bayntun of Bath, England, of blue morocco, gilt.
Content: Accompanied by copies of thirteen of the seventeen London editions for which these illustrations were made: Barrie, Sir J. M. Peter Pan in Kensington gardens. Hodder & Stoughton, 1906.--Barham, R. H. The Ingoldsby legends. Dent, 1907.--Grimm, J. L. K. The fairy tales. Constable, 1909.--Swift, Jonathan. Gulliver's travels. Dent, 1909.--Aesop. English. 1912. Aesop's fables. Heinemann, 1912.--Mother Goose. Mother Goose. Heinemann, 1913.--The Allies' fairy book. Heinemann [1916]--Grimm, J. L. K. Little brother & little sister. Constable [1917]--Cinderella. Cinderella; retold by C. S. Evans. Heinemann [1919]--The sleeping beauty. The sleeping beauty; told by C. S. Evans. Heinemann [1920]--Stephens, James. Irish fairy tales. Macmillan, 1920.--Milton, John. Poems, Minor. Comus. 1921. Comus. Heinemann [1921]--Phillpotts, Eden. A dish of apples. Hodder & Stoughton [1921].
Content: Most of the editions are represented by one original drawing, the Allies' fairy book by four, Cinderella and the Irish fairy tales each by two. Drawings are also present for the Midsummer-night's dream (1908), Lamb's Tales (1909), Dickens' Christmas carol (1915) and Rip van Winkle (1916).
Statement of responsibility: by Arthur Rackham
Physical Description
Watercolors
Extent: 17 ⅝’’ x 13 ¾’’ sheet; 18 1/4 x 28 3/4 book
Each water-color drawing but one has a separate signed caption in the artist's autograph.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 131732598
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b16833004
NYPL Exhibition ID: TL 13.02.245
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 34973b80-c6b9-012f-2d17-58d385a7bc34
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