‘A thousand guilders!’
Kate Greenaway (1846-1901)
8 x 6¾ inches
Coloured wood-block engraving by Edmund Evans
The Pied Piper of Hamelin, 23
Browning’s poem presents a challenge for Greenaway, making her illustrate a text in detail, with the focus on adult characters and the development of plot, incident, and setting. [Commentary continues below.]
Scan, text and formatting by Simon Cooke.
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