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Illustration as Influence: Influential_Illustrators
 
 
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Scenes from The Winter's Tale
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Scenes from The Winter's Tale
William Shakespeare (1564-1616)
London: Day and Son, Limited, 1866
Gift of the Misses Hewitt

Owen Jones (1809-1874) produced handsome volumes on design in Victorian Britain. He used the chromolithographic process for his influential Grammar of Ornament (1856) and for several illuminated gift books that demonstrated the rich saturated colors printed in opaque layers from multiple stones.

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Wood Beyond the World
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The Wood Beyond the World
William Morris (1834–1896)
Hammersmith, U.K.: The Kelmscott Press, 1894

British designer Morris created richly cohesive pages incorporating woodcut illustrations, decorative borders, and his own typography for his publications. His ideas for graphic treatments and for home furnishings have influenced generations of followers on both sides of the Atlantic.

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Old Garden and Other Verses
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The Old Garden and Other Verses
Margaret Wade Campbell Deland (1857–1945)
Boston: Houghton Mifflin & Co., 1894

Crane’s embellishments to Margaret Deland’s poetry in The Old Garden represent page decorations in the spirit of illuminated manuscripts.

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Floral Fantasy in an Old English Garden
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A Floral Fantasy in an Old English Garden
Walter Crane (1845–1915)
New York: Harper and Brothers, 1899
Presented by Miss Lucy H. Kean

The illustrations of snapdragon and thistle become more important than the captions in Floral Fantasy in an Old English Garden.

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Flora's Feast: A Masque of Flowers
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Flora's Feast: A Masque of Flowers
Walter Crane (1845–1915)
London: Cassell & Company, Limited, 1902
Presented by Miss Lucy H. Kean

In Flora’s Feast, Crane’s fanciful figures of tulip and hyacinth are equally balanced with the text.

From the Influence : Influential_Illustrators section of the exhibition