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Posts Tagged ‘JE Millais’

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Dalziel Brothers, wood engravers

Dalziel Brothers was one of the foremost, highly regarded firms of wood engravers (for book illustration) and printers during the Victorian Era.  It was …

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John Everett Millais, The Black Brunswickers

  On a recent visit to The Lady Lever Art Gallery at Port Sunlight,  I saw the JE Millais painting, The Black Brunswickers.   It …

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Gilbert and Sullivan

  Gilbert and Sullivan were the most popular musical collaboration during the nineteenth century.  The composer, Sir Arthur Seymour Sullivan (1842-1900) and the dramatist …

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Henry Irving (1838-1905)

Henry Irving (1838-1905) came from humble beginnings, rose to international fame and was knighted for his services to the theatre.   Irving was the leading …

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Sir John Tenniel

Sir John Tenniel (1820 –1914) was an illustrator and satirical cartoonist whose work was highly celebrated during  the Victorian Era.  Tenniel is best remembered …

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Alfred, Lord Tennyson

  William Morris was very influenced by Tennyson’s work.  Many members of the PRB (for instance E Burne Jones, JE Millais, WH Hunt and …

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Richard “Dickie” Doyle,Victorian illustrator

Richard “Dickie” Doyle (1824-83)  was a prolific Victorian illustrator.  Doyle famously illustrated many children books.  Doyle illustrated works for Charles Dickens, William Makepeace Thackeray …

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Walter Crane (1845-1915)

Walter Crane (1845-1915) moved in the same circles as William Morris and was an important figure in the Arts and Crafts Movement.  Crane first …

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Randolph Caldecott

  Randolph Caldecott (1846-1886) is considered to be one of the most important illustrators of children’s books during the Victorian era.  Caldecott was a …