The Mower (1888) by Sir W. H. Thornycroft is apparently the first portrayal in British sculpture of a labourer in his working clothes.
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Fig and Peacock. Golden Age. Wood Notes.
Ali Baba and the forty thieves by Walter Crane. In the Arabic version of Thousand and One Nights this story was not yet contained.
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A collection of Valentines ancient and modern. With illustrations, in colors, from drawings by Walter Crane and Kate Greenaway.
Embroideries by Ann Macbeth. Glasgow School of Art.
From the Tapestry “The Apparition of Christ to the Madeleine” at the the Louvre, Paris. Costume: Elizabethan era, Tudor era.
The White Peacock and others, by George Sheringham, Jessie Marion King, Hans Frank, Allen W. Seaby.
Frederick MARRIOTT, (1860-1941). Painter and etcher of landscapes, architectural subjects and portraits.
The Work of Ann Macbeth. By F. H. NEWBERY. Published at Studio: international art 1903.
Theatrical costumes for Budapest. Vienna Workshops 1917