... her importance partly lies in the variety of reproduction methods that were employed in her books. Stylistically she can often produce imagery which possesses a dream-like quality, and is delightful and winning. In short, she is a highly significant figure in the development of work by female Victorian illustrators. — Paul Goldman

Biographical and Critical Introduction



Boyle, E. V. Beauty and the Beast. London: Sampson Low, 1875.

_____. Child's Play. London: Addey [1851-52].

_____. Fairy Tales by Hans Christian Anderson. London: Sampson Low, 1872.

_____. A Garden of Pleasure. London: Elliot Stock, 1895. Internet Archive. Contributed by the University of California Libraries. Web. 18 August 2015.

Christian, John. Eleanor Vere Boyle. The British Museum. www.britishmuseum.org/collection/term/BIOG20608.

de Beaumont, Robin. 'EVB (The Hon. Eleanor Vere Boyle): an Account of her Life and Bibliography.' The Imaginative Book Illustration Society Journal: Singular Visions 2 (2002): 935.

Reid, Forrest. Illustrators of the Sixties. London: Faber & Gwyer, 1928; rpt. New York: Dover, 1975.

Rossetti, Dante Gabriel. The Letters of Dante Gabriel Rossetti to William Allingham, 18541870. Ed. George Birbeck Hill. London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1897.

Tennyson, Alfred. The May Queen. London: Sampson Low, 1861.

Additional Resource

Kosic, Corryn. 'Eleanor Vere Boyle.' The Norman Rockwell Museum. www.illustrationhistory.org/artists/Eleanor-vere-boyle

Created 18 June 2020