Graphics & Illustrations 55

Illustration by Archibald Knox for Sophia Morrison’s ‘Manx Fairy Tales’ (Themselves Part III)

Date made: c.1929

Artist: Knox, Archibald

Description: Illustration for part three of the story ‘Themselves’. Calligraphy reads ‘One’ (the first line of the story). This illustration was not used in the final publication and the third part of the story of ‘Themselves’ is one of the few not to be illustrated in the book. 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.