Graphics & Illustrations 29

Illustration by Archibald Knox for Sophia Morrison's 'Manx Fairy Tales' (How the Herring became the King of the Sea)

Date made: c.1929

Artist: Knox, Archibald

Description: Illustration for the story 'How the Herring became the King of the Sea'. Calligraphy reads 'How' (the first word of the title). 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