Aesop's Fables illustrated by Ernest Griset interior page, detailed black and white drawing of a lion caught in a large net

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Aesop's Fables illustrated by Ernest Griset interior page, detailed black and white drawing of a lion caught in a large net

Description

Photographic scan of interior of Aesop’s Fables, illustrated by Ernest Griset, Boston: Lee and Shepard. New York: Charles T. Gillingham, 1878. Scan of page 21. Page is a pale yellow paper and features a full-page wood engraving illustration printed in black ink. Illustration depicts a lion captured in a tangled net and sitting up on its front legs, looking down at a mouse. The mouse is standing up on its hind legs and meeting the lion’s gaze. Their surroundings are rocky and jagged. Illustration is enclosed in thin, one-line border. Beneath the illustration, the words “The Lion and the Mouse” are printed in small serif letterpress type, all capitals. Page laid on black background.

Creator

Aesop

Date

1878

Contributor

Ernest Griset and J.B. Rundall

Bibliographic Citation

Aesop.Aesop’s Fables. Revised by J.B. Rundall, Illustrated by Ernest Griset, Boston, 1878.

Citation

Aesop, “Aesop's Fables illustrated by Ernest Griset interior page, detailed black and white drawing of a lion caught in a large net,” Gallery, accessed February 8, 2023, http://gallerytemp.reclaim.hosting/items/show/5451.