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    Vintage Fairy Illustration--W. Heath Robinson--Wacky Imp Upside Down

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    © Nicola L Robinson Illustration Billy Goats Gruff, Troll Bridge, All rights reserved.

    Missouri-born illustrator Virginia Frances Sterrett (1900–1931) managed to complete just three books in her short life, all of them commissioned by the Penn Publishing Company: Old French Fairy Tales (1920), Tanglewood Tales (1921), and Arabian Nights (1928). She was diagnosed with tuberculosis at the age of 1



    The Fairy’s Birthday -- December 1925


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    Vintage Fairy Illustration--Hilda Miller--On The Half Moon--

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    1930s fairies

    This image was illustrated by Jessie Wilcox Smith in charcoal, watercolor and oil and titled "And there he saw the last of the gairfowl." The illustration is from The Water Babies, published in 1916, a children's novel written by the Reverend Charles Kingsley and published as a book in 1863. Before that the story was serialized in Macmillan's magazine in 1862 and 1863. The book was extremely popular and remained a mainstay of children's literature through the 1920s.

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    Dancing faeries - Mabel Lucie Atwell

    Mabel Lucie Atwell Peter Pan illustration. eee pixies

    detail from The Thorn Rose (Brothers Grimm) illustration by Errol Le Cain

    The Red Fairy--Gustaf Tenggren--Vintage Fairy Tale Illustration

    The Wild Swans -- Harry Rountree -- Fairytale Illustration

    Vintage Fairy Illustration--Dorothy Wheeler--Blue Bird

    little fairy.