96 illustrations from literature starting with the letters W through Z, including: What the Moon Saw, When the Animals Were At War, The Wild Swans, witches, The Wonder Garden, Young Midshipman David Farragut, Zenobia, and more

"And when they were come into the house, they saw the young child with Mary his mother, and fell down, and worshipped him: and when they had opened their treasures, they presented unto him gifts; gold, and frankincense, and myrrh." Matthew 2:11 KJV

Wise Men of the East Presenting Their Gifts

"And when they were come into the house, they saw the young child with Mary his mother, and fell down,…

Scene from the story, <em>The Wishing Table.</em>

Wishing Table

Scene from the story, The Wishing Table.

Witch facing right

Witch

Witch facing right

A witch from a nursery rhyme

Witch

A witch from a nursery rhyme

A fairy tale witch holding a broomstick with her cat.

Witch and Cat

A fairy tale witch holding a broomstick with her cat.

A fairy tale witch and her cat riding a broomstick.

Witch and Cat

A fairy tale witch and her cat riding a broomstick.

The Wolf taunting one of the Three Little Pigs who is in his house of straw.

The Wolf

The Wolf taunting one of the Three Little Pigs who is in his house of straw.

Scene from the story, "The Tar Wolf."

Wolf and Brother Rabbit

Scene from the story, "The Tar Wolf."

Scene from the story, "The Rabbit and the Wolf"

Wolf and Rabbit

Scene from the story, "The Rabbit and the Wolf"

An illustration of the big bad wolf in front of a pig's hay hut.

Wolf in Front of Hay Hut

An illustration of the big bad wolf in front of a pig's hay hut.

Scene from the story, <em>A Woman Against a King</em>.

Woman Against a King

Scene from the story, A Woman Against a King.

Scene from the story, <em>A Woman Against a King</em>.

Woman Against a King

Scene from the story, A Woman Against a King.

The old woman and the little pig from the story "The Little Pig that wouldn't go over the Stile."

Woman with pig

The old woman and the little pig from the story "The Little Pig that wouldn't go over the Stile."

A scene from the story, "The Wonder Garden."

Wonder Garden

A scene from the story, "The Wonder Garden."

A scene from the story, "The Wonder Garden."

Wonder Garden

A scene from the story, "The Wonder Garden."

A scene from the story, "The Wonder Garden."

Wonder Garden

A scene from the story, "The Wonder Garden."

A scene from the story, "The Wonder Garden."

Wonder Garden

A scene from the story, "The Wonder Garden."

A scene from the story, "The Wonder Garden."

Wonder Garden

A scene from the story, "The Wonder Garden."

Scene from the story, "The Wonderful Gifts."

Wonderful Gifts

Scene from the story, "The Wonderful Gifts."

"This wood-engraving represents St. Christopher carrying the infant saviour across the sea, and is dated 1423. The inscription at the bottom has been thus translated: 'In whichever day thou seest the likeness of St. Christopher, in that same day thou wilt, at least, from death no evil blow incur." — Chambers, 1881

Wood Engraving

"This wood-engraving represents St. Christopher carrying the infant saviour across the sea, and is dated…

"A copy of one of the cuts in the Apocalypsis. It represents St. John preaching to three men and a woman, with the inscription: 'By the preaching of St. John, Drusiana and others are withdrawn from their idols)." — Chambers, 1881

Wood Engraving

"A copy of one of the cuts in the Apocalypsis. It represents St. John preaching to three men and a woman,…

"From Biblia Pauperum, is curious as showing the general manner of representing the creation of Eve during the 15th century, the same subject frequently occurring previous to 1500. Both have the appearance of careful drawings." — Chambers, 1881

Wood Engraving

"From Biblia Pauperum, is curious as showing the general manner of representing the creation of Eve…

A woodman chopping down a tree.

Woodman

A woodman chopping down a tree.

Scene from the story, "Wynken, Blynken, and Nod."

Wynken Blynken and Nod

Scene from the story, "Wynken, Blynken, and Nod."

Young lambs to sell, young lambs to sell. If I had as much money as I could tell, I never would cry young lambs to sell, Young lambs to sell, young lambs to sell. I never would cry, young lambs to sell.

Young Lambs

Young lambs to sell, young lambs to sell. If I had as much money as I could tell, I never would cry…

Young lambs to sell, young lambs to sell. If I had as much money as I could tell, I never would cry young lambs to sell, Young lambs to sell, young lambs to sell. I never would cry, young lambs to sell.

Young Lambs

Young lambs to sell, young lambs to sell. If I had as much money as I could tell, I never would cry…

An illustration of Young Lochinvar in Walter Scott's epic poem <em>Marmion<em>.

Young Lochinvar

An illustration of Young Lochinvar in Walter Scott's epic poem Marmion.

A scene from the story, <em>Young Midshipman David Farragut</em>.

Young Midshipman David Farragut

A scene from the story, Young Midshipman David Farragut.

A scene from the story, <em>Young Midshipman David Farragut</em>.

Young Midshipman David Farragut

A scene from the story, Young Midshipman David Farragut.

A scene from the story, <em>Young Midshipman David Farragut</em>.

Young Midshipman David Farragut

A scene from the story, Young Midshipman David Farragut.

"But the angel said unto him, Fear not, Zacharias for thy prayer is heard; and thy wife Elisabeth shall bear thee a son, and thou shalt call his name John." Luke 1:13 KJV

Zacharias Writing a Name for the Child

"But the angel said unto him, Fear not, Zacharias for thy prayer is heard; and thy wife Elisabeth shall…

"And they conspired against him, and stoned him with stones at the commandment of the king in the court of the house of the LORD." II Chronicles 24:21 KJV

The Stoning of Zechariah

"And they conspired against him, and stoned him with stones at the commandment of the king in the court…

Men and women surround a collapsed elephant outside of the circus tent.

Circus

Men and women surround a collapsed elephant outside of the circus tent.

An elephant chasing and attacking a horse-drawn carriage.

Elephant and Carriage

An elephant chasing and attacking a horse-drawn carriage.

An elephant drinking beer out of a keg.

Elephant Drinking

An elephant drinking beer out of a keg.

A circus ringleader on top of an elephant.

Man on Elephant

A circus ringleader on top of an elephant.