Celebrating the Works of Arthur Rackham

As well as being International Talk Like a Pirate Day today is also the birth date of one of my favourite illustrators – the British illustrator Arthur Rackham.

I bought my first Rackham print in a little book shop near York Minster and since then have amassed a collection of prints, cards and books which are displayed all over the house.

He created visual depictions of stories as varied as Shakespeare plays and Barrie’s Peter Pan, so in honour of this date here’s a few of my favourites…..

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