Graphics & Illustrations 33

Illustration by Archibald Knox for Sophia Morrison's 'Manx Fairy Tales' (Alternative version of 'The Lhondoo and the Ushag-Reaish')

Date made: c.1929

Artist: Knox, Archibald

Description: Alternative illustration for the story 'The Lhondoo and the Ushag-Reaish''. Calligraphy reads 'One' (the first word of the story). This is an alternative version of the 'The Lhondoo and the Ushag-Reaish' design that was not used in the final publication. 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