’The wonderful music’
Kate Greenaway (1846-1901)
8 x 6¾ inches
Coloured wood-block engraving by Edmund Evans
The Pied Piper of Hamelin, 41
Antagonized by the town council’s unwillingness to pay him, the Piper abducts the children, who are drawn along in a melee of singing and dancing, ‘shouting and laughter’ (41). [Commentary continues below.]
Scan, text and formatting by Simon Cooke.
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