International Fairy Day

I’m offering up a fairy drawing from George Cruikshank from Thomas Keightley‘s Fairy Mythology.

Etching by George Cruikshank showing a man with fairies underfoot.

The fairies look like a pretty fun bunch.

Sadly, I can’t find a name for this etching or what it might be describing. If you know more about fairy lore, please chime in.

This book is also lovely as a book.

Spine of book
Decorated fore edge

Bonus, it’s got an odd book plate.

Book plate

3 thoughts on “International Fairy Day

  1. That is correct. Bradburn has made a second appearance on the blog. I looked up Blair, but nothing seemed to jump out.

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