Children’s Book Illustration from the 17th, 18th and 19th Centuries at the British Library

Via the intriguing ‘Playing by the Book’  blog by Zoe Toft, I have been reminded that last month the British Library released from a selection of 17th, 18th and 19th century books over 1 million imagess which are available on Flickr for anyone to browse and use.

The pictures are organised in sets; one is ‘Children’s Book Illustration –  found by the community from the Mechanical Curator Collection’

Author: Anthony Lawton

Chair, Sussex Dolphin, family company which looks after the work of eminent children’s & historical fiction author Rosemary Sutcliff (1920-92). Formerly CEO, chair & trustee of various charity, cultural & educational enterprises in UK.

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