(Born 1903 in Braintree, Essex)
A graphic artist, illustrator and painter. He was a war artist during the World War II.
(Born 1895 in Croydon, Surrey)
As an illustrator, artist and author she is well known for her fantasy illustrations of fairies and flowers. Her first book was published in 1923 which was Flower Fairies of the Spring. As an artist her painting Christ Child, The Darling of the World Has Come was bought by Queen Mary. Also she designed a stained glass window for St.Edmunds Church, Pitlake.
(Born 1881 in Ringwood, Hampshire)
Known as an artist, illustrator and writer, he was established as a major centre of the arts and crafts movement. He collaborated with his wife Constance Smedley combining design, illustration, text and theatre.
(Born 1878 in Pimlico, London)
Smith is most famous as the illustrator of the Rider-Waite tarot deck, that you would see in 1970s films. The original cards were around since the 15th century.
(Born 1876 in Hitchin, Hertfordshire)
Griggs is well known for his illustration in the Highways and Byways Guides, which he created from 1902 until his death in 1938.
(Born 1872 in Finsbury Park, London)
Robinson was a cartoonist and illustrator who created drawings of overly complicated devices, hence the term Heath Robinson, when describing something that is overly complicated for the task in hand.
(Born 1867 in Lewisham, London)
Rackham created his own technique which resembled photographic reproduction and is considered as a leading illustrator from the Golden Age of British book illustration, being 1900 to 1914. An example of one of his illustrations is Das Rheingold which depicts Fasolt and Father seizing Freia.
(Born 1866 in Kensington, London)
She was an illustrator, author, natural scientist and conservationist best known for her childrens books such as The Tale of Peter Rabbit in which she featured animal characters. In her career she published over 23 books. Due to her love of The Lake District, in 1905 she bought Hill Top Farm, Near Sawrey. Her books are still very popular and continue to sell all over the world and her stories have been retold in film, animation,dance and song.
(Born 1853, London)
Sir Francis Bernard Dicksee, British artist, was was known for paintings of historic scenes and portrait work.
(Born 1848 in Richmond, North Yorkshire)
Ralph Hedley, British artist, was known for his paintings of life in Northern England, wood carving and illustrations.
(Born 1846 in Chester, Cheshire)
The majority of his artwork was in illustration and he greatly influenced the illustration of childrens books. He also illustrated novels and books on foreign travel and exhibited sculpture and oil and watercolour paintings in galleries, including the Royal Acadamy.
(Born 1846 in Hoxton, London)
Kate was popular and prolific illustrator and writer of books for children. Some of her well known illustrations can be found in works like, Poly in The Queen of the Pirate Isle by the America novelist Bret Harte or the Pied Piper in the version by Robert Browning.
(Born 1845 in Liverpool, Merseyside)
A prolific artist who worked with pottery, stained glass, illustration and more. He was well know as an author of childrens books. He was both a disciple and friend to William Morris.
(Born 1840 in Marylebone, London)
Frederick Walker, British artist, was known for his paintings of social realism.
(Born 1838 in Elgin, Moray)
He is well known as the designer of the Wanamaker Organ but was also an illustrator, architect and writer.
(Born 1832, London)
Arthur Hughes, English artist and illustrator, was influenced by the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood.
(Born 1832 in Daresbury, Cheshire)
The world famous author of Alices Adventures in Wonderland (1865) and Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There (1871).
(Born 1829 in Southampton, Hampshire)
Sir John Everett Millais, English artist and illustrator, was a member of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood.
(Born 1828 in London, London)
Dante Gabriel Rossetti, the English poet, illustrator and painter, founded the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood in 1848.
Some of his painted works include Proserpine 1874, The Day Dream and Pia de Tolomei, all of which depict the likeness of Jane Burden, the wife of William Morris.
(Born 1820 in Bayswater, Middlesex)
He was the illustrator of the first edition of Alices Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll and then Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There. He was the also the main political cartoonist for Punch magazine.
(Born 1817 in Chatham, Kent)
Dadd was a painter who is known for his representations of fairies and other supernatural subjects. One of his well known works is The Fairy Fellers Master-Stroke which he worked on between 1885-64.
(Born 1780 in Lichfield, Staffordshire)
Salt was the secretary and draftsman for George,Viscount Valentia on his journeys. His drawing from their journeys were later used in Valentias Voyages and Travels to India.
(Born 1767 in Maidstone, Kent)
At the age of 15 he moved to London to study art and was later admitted to the Royal Academy Schools. His work included watercolour, drawings and engravings.
(Born 1753 in Mickley, Northumberland)
An engraver, writer and illustrator.
(Born 1733 in Carlisle, Cumbria)
Sawrey Gilpin specialised in the painting of horses and dogs. He also was an illustrator and etcher. In 1786 his work was exhibited at the Royal Academy London and he was elected an associate of the Academy in 1795.
(Born 1724 in Liverpool, Merseyside)
Stubbs was the son of a Currier and became famous for his paintings of horses.