Fantastic Illustration and Design in Britain, 1850-1930

June 12, 1979 – September 2, 1979

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
2 East 91st Street
New York, NY

2nd Floor

On view are 225 objects—drawings, prints, paintings, sculpture and furniture.

The main section of the exhibition includes designs from fairy tales, animal-hero stories, historical romances and legends and exotic folk tales.

Among artists represented are Beatrix Potter, John Tenniel, Walter Crane and Edward Lear.

Organized by Diana Johnson, Rhode Island School fo Design.