Randolph Caldecott  .

 One of the most famous Victorian illustrators, despite having rather a short working life. He was born in Chester, and taught himself drawing as a child. His father, a businessman, discouraged him from pursuing art as a career, and enrolled him as a bank clerk in Shropshire.He started to illustrate various journals, in 1872 going to London, to study at the Slade School under Poynter. The following year his illustrations for Washington Irving's Old Christmas, and Bracebridge Hall took off in 1874. From this he was taken on by The Graphic, and other magazines. In 1876 the first "Toy Book" appeared. In 1885 he made an ill-fated trip to America for the sake of his health. After a difficult voyage, he became sick and died in Florida at the age of 40. All are unmounted and £8 each 



Childrens' book illustration by Randolph Caldecott; engraving and printing by Edmund Evans, One of the most famous Victorian illustrators, despite having rather a short working life. He was born in Chester, and taught himself drawing as a child. His father, a businessman, discouraged him from pursuing art as a career, and enrolled him as a bank clerk in Shropshire.He started to illustrate various journals, in 1872 going to London, to study at the Slade School under Poynter. The following year his illustrations for Washington Irving's Old Christmas, and Bracebridge Hall took off in 1874. From this he was taken on by The Graphic, and other magazines. In 1876 the first "Toy Book" appeared. In 1885 he made an ill-fated trip to America for the sake of his health. After a difficult voyage, he became sick and died in Florida at the age of 40. All are unmounted and £8 each 1879



hildrens' book illustration by Randolph Caldecott; engraving and printing by Edmund Evans, One of the most famous Victorian illustrators, despite having rather a short working life. He was born in Chester, and taught himself drawing as a child. His father, a businessman, discouraged him from pursuing art as a career, and enrolled him as a bank clerk in Shropshire.He started to illustrate various journals, in 1872 going to London, to study at the Slade School under Poynter. The following year his illustrations for Washington Irving's Old Christmas, and Bracebridge Hall took off in 1874. From this he was taken on by The Graphic, and other magazines. In 1876 the first "Toy Book" appeared. In 1885 he made an ill-fated trip to America for the sake of his health. After a difficult voyage, he became sick and died in Florida at the age of 40. All are unmounted and £8 each 1879 x 2 copies



Childrens' book illustration by Randolph Caldecott; engraving and printing by Edmund Evans, One of the most famous Victorian illustrators, despite having rather a short working life. He was born in Chester, and taught himself drawing as a child. His father, a businessman, discouraged him from pursuing art as a career, and enrolled him as a bank clerk in Shropshire.He started to illustrate various journals, in 1872 going to London, to study at the Slade School under Poynter. The following year his illustrations for Washington Irving's Old Christmas, and Bracebridge Hall took off in 1874. From this he was taken on by The Graphic, and other magazines. In 1876 the first "Toy Book" appeared. In 1885 he made an ill-fated trip to America for the sake of his health. After a difficult voyage, he became sick and died in Florida at the age of 40. All are unmounted and £8 each 1879


Childrens' book illustration by Randolph Caldecott; engraving and printing by Edmund Evans, One of the most famous Victorian illustrators, despite having rather a short working life. He was born in Chester, and taught himself drawing as a child. His father, a businessman, discouraged him from pursuing art as a career, and enrolled him as a bank clerk in Shropshire.He started to illustrate various journals, in 1872 going to London, to study at the Slade School under Poynter. The following year his illustrations for Washington Irving's Old Christmas, and Bracebridge Hall took off in 1874. From this he was taken on by The Graphic, and other magazines. In 1876 the first "Toy Book" appeared. In 1885 he made an ill-fated trip to America for the sake of his health. After a difficult voyage, he became sick and died in Florida at the age of 40. All are unmounted and £8 each 1879


Childrens' book illustration by Randolph Caldecott; engraving and printing by Edmund Evans, One of the most famous Victorian illustrators, despite having rather a short working life. He was born in Chester, and taught himself drawing as a child. His father, a businessman, discouraged him from pursuing art as a career, and enrolled him as a bank clerk in Shropshire.He started to illustrate various journals, in 1872 going to London, to study at the Slade School under Poynter. The following year his illustrations for Washington Irving's Old Christmas, and Bracebridge Hall took off in 1874. From this he was taken on by The Graphic, and other magazines. In 1876 the first "Toy Book" appeared. In 1885 he made an ill-fated trip to America for the sake of his health. After a difficult voyage, he became sick and died in Florida at the age of 40. All are unmounted and £8 each  1881 x 2 copies



Childrens' book illustration by Randolph Caldecott; engraving and printing by Edmund Evans, One of the most famous Victorian illustrators, despite having rather a short working life. He was born in Chester, and taught himself drawing as a child. His father, a businessman, discouraged him from pursuing art as a career, and enrolled him as a bank clerk in Shropshire.He started to illustrate various journals, in 1872 going to London, to study at the Slade School under Poynter. The following year his illustrations for Washington Irving's Old Christmas, and Bracebridge Hall took off in 1874. From this he was taken on by The Graphic, and other magazines. In 1876 the first "Toy Book" appeared. In 1885 he made an ill-fated trip to America for the sake of his health. After a difficult voyage, he became sick and died in Florida at the age of 40. All are unmounted and £8 each  1881 x 2 copies


Childrens' book illustration by Randolph Caldecott; engraving and printing by Edmund Evans, One of the most famous Victorian illustrators, despite having rather a short working life. He was born in Chester, and taught himself drawing as a child. His father, a businessman, discouraged him from pursuing art as a career, and enrolled him as a bank clerk in Shropshire.He started to illustrate various journals, in 1872 going to London, to study at the Slade School under Poynter. The following year his illustrations for Washington Irving's Old Christmas, and Bracebridge Hall took off in 1874. From this he was taken on by The Graphic, and other magazines. In 1876 the first "Toy Book" appeared. In 1885 he made an ill-fated trip to America for the sake of his health. After a difficult voyage, he became sick and died in Florida at the age of 40. All are unmounted and £8 each  2 copies 1881


Childrens' book illustration by Randolph Caldecott; engraving and printing by Edmund Evans, One of the most famous Victorian illustrators, despite having rather a short working life. He was born in Chester, and taught himself drawing as a child. His father, a businessman, discouraged him from pursuing art as a career, and enrolled him as a bank clerk in Shropshire.He started to illustrate various journals, in 1872 going to London, to study at the Slade School under Poynter. The following year his illustrations for Washington Irving's Old Christmas, and Bracebridge Hall took off in 1874. From this he was taken on by The Graphic, and other magazines. In 1876 the first "Toy Book" appeared. In 1885 he made an ill-fated trip to America for the sake of his health. After a difficult voyage, he became sick and died in Florida at the age of 40. All are unmounted and £8 each



Childrens' book illustration by Randolph Caldecott; engraving and printing by Edmund Evans, One of the most famous Victorian illustrators, despite having rather a short working life. He was born in Chester, and taught himself drawing as a child. His father, a businessman, discouraged him from pursuing art as a career, and enrolled him as a bank clerk in Shropshire.He started to illustrate various journals, in 1872 going to London, to study at the Slade School under Poynter. The following year his illustrations for Washington Irving's Old Christmas, and Bracebridge Hall took off in 1874. From this he was taken on by The Graphic, and other magazines. In 1876 the first "Toy Book" appeared. In 1885 he made an ill-fated trip to America for the sake of his health. After a difficult voyage, he became sick and died in Florida at the age of 40. All are unmounted and £8 each



Childrens' book illustration by Randolph Caldecott; engraving and printing by Edmund Evans, One of the most famous Victorian illustrators, despite having rather a short working life. He was born in Chester, and taught himself drawing as a child. His father, a businessman, discouraged him from pursuing art as a career, and enrolled him as a bank clerk in Shropshire.He started to illustrate various journals, in 1872 going to London, to study at the Slade School under Poynter. The following year his illustrations for Washington Irving's Old Christmas, and Bracebridge Hall took off in 1874. From this he was taken on by The Graphic, and other magazines. In 1876 the first "Toy Book" appeared. In 1885 he made an ill-fated trip to America for the sake of his health. After a difficult voyage, he became sick and died in Florida at the age of 40. All are unmounted and £8 each  1879 x 2 copies



Childrens' book illustration by Randolph Caldecott; engraving and printing by Edmund Evans, One of the most famous Victorian illustrators, despite having rather a short working life. He was born in Chester, and taught himself drawing as a child. His father, a businessman, discouraged him from pursuing art as a career, and enrolled him as a bank clerk in Shropshire.He started to illustrate various journals, in 1872 going to London, to study at the Slade School under Poynter. The following year his illustrations for Washington Irving's Old Christmas, and Bracebridge Hall took off in 1874. From this he was taken on by The Graphic, and other magazines. In 1876 the first "Toy Book" appeared. In 1885 he made an ill-fated trip to America for the sake of his health. After a difficult voyage, he became sick and died in Florida at the age of 40. All are unmounted and £8 each



Childrens' book illustration by Randolph Caldecott; engraving and printing by Edmund Evans, One of the most famous Victorian illustrators, despite having rather a short working life. He was born in Chester, and taught himself drawing as a child. His father, a businessman, discouraged him from pursuing art as a career, and enrolled him as a bank clerk in Shropshire.He started to illustrate various journals, in 1872 going to London, to study at the Slade School under Poynter. The following year his illustrations for Washington Irving's Old Christmas, and Bracebridge Hall took off in 1874. From this he was taken on by The Graphic, and other magazines. In 1876 the first "Toy Book" appeared. In 1885 he made an ill-fated trip to America for the sake of his health. After a difficult voyage, he became sick and died in Florida at the age of 40. All are unmounted and £8 each  1881 x 2 copies



Childrens' book illustration by Randolph Caldecott; engraving and printing by Edmund Evans, One of the most famous Victorian illustrators, despite having rather a short working life. He was born in Chester, and taught himself drawing as a child. His father, a businessman, discouraged him from pursuing art as a career, and enrolled him as a bank clerk in Shropshire.He started to illustrate various journals, in 1872 going to London, to study at the Slade School under Poynter. The following year his illustrations for Washington Irving's Old Christmas, and Bracebridge Hall took off in 1874. From this he was taken on by The Graphic, and other magazines. In 1876 the first "Toy Book" appeared. In 1885 he made an ill-fated trip to America for the sake of his health. After a difficult voyage, he became sick and died in Florida at the age of 40. All are unmounted and £8 each



Childrens' book illustration by Randolph Caldecott; engraving and printing by Edmund Evans, One of the most famous Victorian illustrators, despite having rather a short working life. He was born in Chester, and taught himself drawing as a child. His father, a businessman, discouraged him from pursuing art as a career, and enrolled him as a bank clerk in Shropshire.He started to illustrate various journals, in 1872 going to London, to study at the Slade School under Poynter. The following year his illustrations for Washington Irving's Old Christmas, and Bracebridge Hall took off in 1874. From this he was taken on by The Graphic, and other magazines. In 1876 the first "Toy Book" appeared. In 1885 he made an ill-fated trip to America for the sake of his health. After a difficult voyage, he became sick and died in Florida at the age of 40. All are unmounted and £8 each  1881x 2 copies



Childrens' book illustration by Randolph Caldecott; engraving and printing by Edmund Evans, One of the most famous Victorian illustrators, despite having rather a short working life. He was born in Chester, and taught himself drawing as a child. His father, a businessman, discouraged him from pursuing art as a career, and enrolled him as a bank clerk in Shropshire.He started to illustrate various journals, in 1872 going to London, to study at the Slade School under Poynter. The following year his illustrations for Washington Irving's Old Christmas, and Bracebridge Hall took off in 1874. From this he was taken on by The Graphic, and other magazines. In 1876 the first "Toy Book" appeared. In 1885 he made an ill-fated trip to America for the sake of his health. After a difficult voyage, he became sick and died in Florida at the age of 40. All are unmounted and £8 each  1879



Childrens' book illustration by Randolph Caldecott; engraving and printing by Edmund Evans, One of the most famous Victorian illustrators, despite having rather a short working life. He was born in Chester, and taught himself drawing as a child. His father, a businessman, discouraged him from pursuing art as a career, and enrolled him as a bank clerk in Shropshire.He started to illustrate various journals, in 1872 going to London, to study at the Slade School under Poynter. The following year his illustrations for Washington Irving's Old Christmas, and Bracebridge Hall took off in 1874. From this he was taken on by The Graphic, and other magazines. In 1876 the first "Toy Book" appeared. In 1885 he made an ill-fated trip to America for the sake of his health. After a difficult voyage, he became sick and died in Florida at the age of 40. All are unmounted and £8 each 1881





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