Graphics & Illustrations 48

Illustration by Archibald Knox for Sophia Morrison’s ‘Manx Fairy Tales’ (The Tarroo-Ushtey)

Date made: c.1929

Artist: Knox, Archibald

Description: Illustration for the story ‘The Tarroo-Ushtey’. Calligraphy reads ‘The Tarroo Ushtey B’lough’ (the expanded title of the story – the tarroo-ushtey of Ballalough). The publication ‘Manx Fairy Tales’ by Sophia Morrison was first published in 1911 and reprinted in 1929 with title pages for each story illustrated by Archibald Knox.

Materials: Paper: Pen & Ink

Photograph and description courtesy of Manx National Heritage via the link at imuseum.im.