Tommelise very desolate
Eleanor Vere Boyle
9 x 7 inches
EVB [Eleanor Vere Boyle]. Fairy Tales by Hans Christian Andersen, plate 5.
An exquisite illustration, translated into a chromolithgraph from its original form as a brightly coloured watercolour. Boyle stresses the character's diminutive stature by placing her against huge fishes.
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