This illustration is from The Water Babies, a children's novel written by the Reverend Charles Kingsley and illustrated by Jessie Wilcox Smith.
The Water Babies, a children's novel written by the Reverend Charles Kingsley and published as a book in 1863. Before that the story was serialized in Macmillan's magazine in 1862 and 1863. The book was extremely popular and remained a mainstay of children's literature through the 1920s. This was illustrated by Jessie Wilcox Smith in charcoal, watercolor and oil and titled 'He felt the net very heavy . . . and lifted it out quickly, with Tom all entangled in the meshes.'
The Water-Babies, A Fairy Tale for a Land Baby is a children's novel by the Reverend Charles Kingsley. Written in 1862–63 as a serial for Macmillan's Magazine, it was first published in its entirety in 1863. It was written as part satire in support of Charles Darwin's The Origin of Species. The book was extremely popular in England, and was a mainstay of British children's literature for many decades, but eventually fell out of favour in part due to its prejudices (common at the time)…
Benjamin Harrison V (April 5, 1726 – April 24, 1791) was an American planter and revolutionary leader from Charles City County, Virginia. Harrison was a representative for Surry County, Virginia (1756-1758) and Charles City County (1766-1776) to the House of Burgesses. He was a Virginia delegate to the Continental Congress from 1774 to 1777 and, during the Second Continental Congress, was a signer of the Declaration of Independence.
The Reverend Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, a mathematics professor at Oxford better known by his pen name, Lewis Carroll, often photographed friends’ children outfitted in storybook costumes, playacting the sorts of fantastic scenes that appear in his writing
Vintage CDV Reverend Charles Lloyd & Jane Margaret Ferrier 1860