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The May queen

Author: Alfred Tennyson Tennyson, Baron; W H Whatley, Mrs.; W R Tymms
Publisher: London : Day & Son, 1861.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Gold blocked bindings
Juvenile poetry
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alfred Tennyson Tennyson, Baron; W H Whatley, Mrs.; W R Tymms
OCLC Number: 27212618
Description: 22 leaves of plates : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Responsibility: by Alfred Tennyson ; illuminated by Mrs. W.H. Whatley, chromolithographed by W.R. Tymms.


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Fine amateur illumination

by (WorldCat user published 2013-09-01) Fair Permalink

Mrs Hartley's illuminated edition of The May Queen, coming out in the same year as EVB's more well-known one, has been overshadowed by it but remains an interesting example of mid-19th century illumination, in a style reminiscent of Victorian religious motto cards.  Mrs Hartley is not listed...
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