A Mermaid Brushing Her Hair - Mermaids Greeting Card
In The Book of Fairy Poetry, a 1920 collection edited by Dora Owen and illustrated by Warwick Goble, discover this captivating scene titled The Mermaid and the Dragon. Paired with verses by Alfred Tennyson, the illustration further comes to life: "I would be a mermaid fair; I would sing to myself the whole of the day; With a comb of pearl I would comb my hair..." See our entire Storybook & Literature Collection!
Warwick Goble (1862–1943) was a British artist and illustrator who received his education and training at the City of London School and the Westminster School of Art. Specializing in fairy tales and influenced by stories from Japan, India, and the Middle East, Goble's artistic journey was marked by a deep appreciation for folklore and mythology. Among his first published illustrations was for H.G. Wells' iconic work, The War of the Worlds, in 1897. Notably, Goble extended his artistic prowess to early science-fiction stories, showcasing his versatility and innovation. His illustrations, characterized by intricate details and a keen sense of narrative, established him as a prominent figure in the Golden Age of Illustration.
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A6 (4.5" X 6.25") with Envelope