Three by W. Heath Robinson


“She stood at the door and begged for a piece of barley-corn” from Hans Andersen’s Fairy Tales (1913)


Blue Beard from Old-Time Stories (1921)


“I have been sitting here waiting for you for many a hundred years” from The Water-Babies (1915)

With thanks to Golden Age Illustrations of W. Heath Robinson edited by Jeff A. Menges

Incense by Folkard, 1913


A 1913 illustration by Charles Folkard for an Arabian Nights tale, The Story of Aladdin, or the Wonderful Lamp, “The Magician presently set them on fire; and when they were in a blaze, threw in some incense he had about him, which raised a great cloud of smoke…”