Graphics & Illustrations 35

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

Date made: c.1929

Artist: Knox, Archibald

Description: Illustration for the story 'The Lhondoo and the Ushag-Reaisht' (The Blackbird and the Golden Plover). Calligraphy reads 'One' (the first word 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