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.
[You may use this image without prior permission for any scholarly or educational purpose as long as you (1) credit the source and (2) link your document to this URL in a web document or cite the Victorian Web in a print document. Click on the image for a larger picture.]