This last: “Tea in the Garden” by Belgian artist Evariste Carpentier (1845-1922)
Illustration by Maxfield Parrish, for Century Magazine, August 1904, of Isola Bella (‘beautiful island’) on Lago Maggiore in Italy, on the southern side of the Alps. The island is entirely occupied by a palace and garden begun in 1632 by Carlo III, of the House of Borromeo, for his wife, Isabella. With thanks to the wonderful Golden Age.
“N’ the pirates, seein’ how it was, puts off in boats.” An illustration by N.C. Wyeth for “The Rakish Brigantine” by James B. Connolly, Scribner’s Magazine, August 1914.
“However, after six days o’ restin’ up, with salubrious fruits an’ wines an’ the most melojus concerts, my capt’n broaches the cause of why we’re callin’ on the Don Hidalgo Rodreego Cazamma.” An illustration by N.C. Wyeth for “The Medicine Ship” by James B. Connolly, Scribner’s Magazine, December 1915