heaveninawildflower:

"Golden head by golden head." Illustration by Dante Gabriel Rossetti for ‘Goblin Market: The Prince’s Progress and Other Poems’ by Christina G. Rossetti.

Published 1879 by Macmillan & co.    

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Mart Sander, Portrait of Jane Morris

2011

heaveninawildflower:

 ’Today is still the same as yesterday.’ Illustration by Florence Harrison (1877–1955) for ‘Poems by Christina Rossetti’ (The One Certainty).

Published 1910 by Blackie

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carminagf:

La Mandolinata. 1869. Dante Gabriel Rossetti

Arthur Wardle, The Enchantress

Beatrice Offor, Saint Genevieve

John William Godward, Summer Flowers

1903

Julia Margaret Cameron, Iago, study from an Italian

Anonymous sent: there are only women in your pictures.

1. Open Google Images.

2. Type “Victorian Art”

3. Make an educated guess why there are almost only women in the pictures on my blog.

Very clever deduction, by the way. Not entirely true. Do you want a photograph of Gustave Doré to prove it? 

oldbookillustrations:

Merlin and Nimue.

Arthur Rackham, from The romance of King Arthur, abridged from Mallory’s Morte d’Arthur by Alfred W. Pollard, New York, 1920.

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