Artistic Inspiration: Warwick Globe


She took up the jewel in her hand, left the palace, and successfully reached the upper world

Warwick Globe was a children’s book illustrator of the Victorian and Edwardian eras. His specialties were exotic scenes of the Far East and fairy tales. Often appearing in Pearson’s Magazine he illustrated a number of early science fiction stories including many by Frederick Merrick White and a little tale called The War of the Worlds by H. G. Wells.

The above image is from a 1912 volume entitled Folk Tales of Bengal by Rev. Lal Behari Day.

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