... 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
- Eleanor Vere Boyle, 1825-1916: An Overview
- Eleanor Vere Boyle's watercolours, etc
- Eleanor Vere Boyle as an Illustrator
- Title page of Child's Play
- Illustration for Child's Play
- Opening illustration for Tennyson's The May Queen
- Playful cherubs illustrating Tennyson's The May Queen
- "I sleep so sound all night, mother" for Tennyson's The May Queen
- The May Queen's decline in Tennyson's The May Queen
- The sombre last scene of Tennyson's The May Queen
- After Supper Every Night in Beauty and the Beast
- Love is the Magic in Beauty and the Beast
- Tommelise Very Desolate for Fairy Tales by Hans Christian Andersen
- Borne on the Swallow's Back for Fairy Tales by Hans Christian Andersen
- Berries for A Garden of Pleasure
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.
Kosic, Corryn. 'Eleanor Vere Boyle.' The Norman Rockwell Museum. www.illustrationhistory.org/artists/Eleanor-vere-boyle
Created 18 June 2020