The Lame Boy

The Lame Boy

Kate Greenaway (1846-1901)


8 x 6¾ inches

Coloured wood-block engraving by Edmund Evans

The Pied Piper of Hamelin, 44

In the penultimate illustration Greenaway depicts the lame boy, the one left behind because he is unable to keep up with the others. [Commentary continues below.]

Scan, text and formatting by Simon Cooke.

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