Once more he stept

Once more he stept

Kate Greenaway (1846-1901)


8 x 6¾ inches

Coloured wood-block engraving by Edmund Evans

The Pied Piper of Hamelin, 25

This is a subtle representation of the opening part of the Piper’s revenge. At first, adults look on in interest, and a single child runs towards him; this eventually become a huge crowd. [Commentary continues below.]

Scan, text and formatting by Simon Cooke.

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