Illustration by Pierre Amédée Varin (1818-1883) of the butterfly people from Les Papillons, métamorphoses terrestres des peuples de l’air (1862), a book by Eugène Nus and Antony Méray.

Illustration by Pierre Amédée Varin (1818-1883) of the butterfly people from Les Papillons, métamorphoses terrestres des peuples de l’air (1862), a book by Eugène Nus and Antony Méray.

One of the earliest illustrations of Andersen's fairy tales, by British artist Eleanor Vere Boyle for an 1872 edition of 'Thumbelina'......How Hans Christian Andersen Revolutionized Storytelling, Plus the Best Illustrations from 150 Years of His Beloved Fairy Tales | Brain Pickings

How Hans Christian Andersen Revolutionized Storytelling, Plus the Best Illustrations from 150 Years of His Beloved Fairy Tales

One of the earliest illustrations of Andersen's fairy tales, by British artist Eleanor Vere Boyle for an 1872 edition of 'Thumbelina'......How Hans Christian Andersen Revolutionized Storytelling, Plus the Best Illustrations from 150 Years of His Beloved Fairy Tales | Brain Pickings

Fairy in Sneakers...looks a little like Ethyl at an early age.

Fairy in Sneakers...looks a little like Ethyl at an early age.

Thumbelina by Maxwell Armfield; This illustration came from: Andersen, Hans Christian. The Ugly Duckling and Other Tales. Maxwell Armfield, illustrator. London: J M Dent, 1913.

Thumbelina by Maxwell Armfield; This illustration came from: Andersen, Hans Christian. The Ugly Duckling and Other Tales. Maxwell Armfield, illustrator. London: J M Dent, 1913.

Airborne Sprites--Katherine Cameron    "I have these in my folders with absolutely no idea of where I got them--except they are NOT from flickr--they are scanned very large and well, I think they may be some of the illustrations on the fellow collectors disk, but can't be sure."

Airborne Sprites--Katherine Cameron "I have these in my folders with absolutely no idea of where I got them--except they are NOT from flickr--they are scanned very large and well, I think they may be some of the illustrations on the fellow collectors disk, but can't be sure."

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