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Illustration by Frank Cheyne Pape "Come Down, Cried the Hero's Wife" from 'The Russian Story Book'

The illustrations and collages by Russian artist FFO, based in Moscow, who mixes American Pin-Ups, vintage anatomy boards and Art Nouveau into some beautiful, fascinating and surreal creations.

asiaraim: anne of green gables illustration by Hanuol from toelle 「み」moon illustration

[illustration by Artuš Scheiner for 'Under Command Of Magic' by J. Š. Kubín (1920s), via flickr (Josef Skrhola) via 50 Watts)

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The Water Babies: The last of the gairfowl

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.

Victor Nizovtsev

Victor Nizovtsev

Victor Nizovtsev

Poppy's Babies - -love these drawings and stories from Jill Barklem and her Brambly Hedge world!!

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Russian Fairy Tales: A New Firebird

Gennady Spirin - The Firebird

The Queen of Sheba - Women of Myth and Legend; illustration for a poem by Andrew Dumas, Christmas 1911

Illustration for Percy Bysshe Shelley's poem, "The Sensitive Plant," by Charles Robinson.