[The prince has woken the princess with a kiss]

Walter Crane, RWS (1845-1915)

Engraved and printed in colour by Edmund Evans

1898 ed., but originally published by Routledge in 1876

The Sleeping Beauty, p. 7

Bluebeard's Picture Book

The kiss is related in the verse below: the illustration has now caught up, and even slightly overtaken, the accompanying text. The couple look lovingly into each other's eyes, while roses, revived too, bloom all around.

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