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Heath Robinson + Watts
June 16, 2005 12:05 PM   Subscribe

(Query: Is dear Robin perhaps future Heath Robinson or Arthur Watts?) -- The provincial lady's motherly effusion led a curious reader to the lovely works of two master British illustrators. --more--
posted by of strange foe (8 comments total)

Heath Robinson was mentioned in the same breath with Rube Goldberg on Mefi twice before, but the site they linked to is empty now. Maybe some lucky soul can make it to Liverpool to see his current exhibition.

To bring my refrences to E. M. Delafield's "Diary of a Provincial Lady" to a full circle...
posted by of strange foe at 12:07 PM on June 16, 2005

posted by nervousfritz at 12:11 PM on June 16, 2005

Don't forget Arthur Rackham.
posted by TimothyMason at 12:51 PM on June 16, 2005

Or Richard Dadd
posted by TimothyMason at 12:54 PM on June 16, 2005

Thanks for posting this! I've never seen anything by Watts before, and these links are just terrific. Thanks!
posted by maryh at 12:56 PM on June 16, 2005

nervousfritz, that looks like Aubrey Beardsley.
posted by i_am_joe's_spleen at 12:57 PM on June 16, 2005

And then there's the weird world of John Anster Fitzgerald.
posted by TimothyMason at 12:58 PM on June 16, 2005

Many thanks, TimothyMason. I won't forget Arthur Rackham anytime soon!
posted by of strange foe at 1:51 PM on June 16, 2005

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