Graphics & Illustrations 23

Illustration by Archibald Knox for Sophia Morrison's 'Manx Fairy Tales' (Caillagh-ny-Faashagh or the Prophet Wizard)

Date made: c.1929

Artist: Knox, Archibald

Description: Illustration for the story 'Caillagh-ny-Faashagh or the Prophet Wizard'. Calligraphy reads 'Caillagh-ny-Faashagh or the Prophet Wizard' (the title of the story). 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