NEW UPDATED VERSION! If you want to make more money and love beautiful pictures, stop here! This fabulous DVD is crammed full of 638 great quality full-colour Public Domain Arthur Rackham pictures that can be used for practically anything you want to!
All of the images on this disc are out of copyright and in the public domain in the US and all countries that follow the same copyright rules, and therefore can be used as many times as you like without paying any royalties or commissions to anyone!
Our new updated version now has 638 images including new pictures from the Vicar of Wakefield, plus the picture names have been improved to the standard of our other public domain discs. They are now in the following format:-
Rackham, A. (1867-1939) - Midsummer Night's Dream 1908 - Sea-maid's music (picture name/description now included).
Wow! That could mean a whole new business for you with very little outlay - and with FREE postage and packing in the UK (only £1.99 anywhere else in the world), just think of the possibilities!
These images are great quality, and you can take them and make them into any product you like and make some seriously lovely money for yourself!
All but 3 of the images are over 1010px tall/wide, the largest being 3633x2366, and they are all in jpeg format.
Arthur Rackham was born in Lewisham, London as one of twelve children in 1867. At the age of 18 he worked in the Westminster Fire Office as a clerk and began studying part-time at the Lambeth School of Art.
In 1892, at the age of 25, he left his job and went to work for The Westminster Budget as a reporter and illustrator. His first book illustrations were published in 1893.
Rackham went on to become one of the leading illustrators from what is known as the 'Golden Age' of British book illustration which encompassed the years from around 1900 until the outbreak of World War I. During that time there was a strong market for beautifully illustrated books that were often given as Christmas gifts.
Rackham invented his own unique technique where he would first sketch an outline of his drawing, then lightly block in shapes and details. Afterwards he would add lines in pen and India ink, removing the pencil traces after it had dried. With colour pictures, he would then add multiple washes of colour until translucent tints were created.
His style is often macabre and a little scary because of the amount of black outline in his pictures, perfect for the often perilous nature of the fairy tales and stories he illustrated. He died in 1939.
Use the pictures to make greetings cards, postcards, posters, decoupage and pyramage for card-making, background papers for card-making and scrapbooking, collage, altered art, calendars, mugs, mouse-mats, t-shirts, fridge-magnets and so much more! Use them on your website, blog or promotional post on Facebook.
In fact, if you only ever managed to make 3 products or so that you sell for £3.50 (under $6) each, you've paid for this DVD!
You can sell your products on Ebay, Etsy, Facebook, your own website, at craft fairs, school fairs, church fairs, in shops - anywhere that there are buyers. Sell for charity, sell for yourself, use the items for educational purposes - let your imagination run wild!
Illustrations on this disc are from the following books:-
A Christmas Carol 1915 (12 images)
A Dish of Apples 1921 (3 image)
A Midsummer Nights' Dream 1908 (39 images)
A Wonder Book (9 images)
Aesop's Fables 1912 (13 images)
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland 1907 (13 images)
Allies' Fairy Book 1916 (11 images)
Arthur Rackham Fairy Book 1933 (8 images)
Arthur Rackham's Book of Pictures 1913 (44 images)
Comus 1921 (23 images)
English Fairy Tales 1927 (16 images)
Fairy Tales by Hans Christian Andersen 1932 (2 images)
Feats on the Fiord 1899 (8 images)
Goblin Market 1933 (1 image)
Good Night 1907 (6 images)
Gulliver's Travels 1899 (12 images)
Hansel & Grethel 1920 (19 images)
Irish Fairy Tales 1920 (16 images)
King Albert's Book 1914 (1 image)
Little Brother & Little Sister 1917 (9 images)
Little Folks 1902/4 (2 images)
Mother Goose 1913 (14 images)
Peer Gynt 1936 (12 images)
Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens 1912 (42 images)
Puck of Pook's Hill 1906 (4 images)
Rip Van Winkle 1905 (51 images)
Siegfried & the Twilight of the Gods 1924 (30 images)
Sleeping Beauty 1920 (1 image)
Snickerty Nick 1919 (3 images)
Snowdrop & other Tales 1920 (13 images)
Some British Ballads 1918 (16 images)
Springtide of Life 1918 (8 images)
Stories of King Arthur 1902 (3 images)
Stories of King Arthur 1910 (4 images)
Tales from Shakespeare 1909 (8 images)
Tales of Mystery & Imagination 1935 (2 images)
The Compleat Angler 1931 (12 images)
The Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm 1909 (8 images)
The Guest of Honour 1905 (1 image)
The Ingoldsby Legends 1907 (23 images)
The Legend of Sleepy Hollow 1928 (8 images)
The Night before Christmas 1931 (4 images)
The Queen's Gift Book 1918 (1 image)
The Rainbow Book 1909 (1 image)
The Rhinegold & the Valkyrie 1910 (34 images)
The Romance of King Arthur 1917 (16 images)
The Tempest 1926 (19 images)
The Vicar of Wakefield 1929 (13 images)
Undine 1909 (15 images)
Where the Blue Begins 1922 (4 images)
Some images appear in more than one book, especially in the Fairy Tale books. In this case we have included the best image and there should be no repeats, but you may find that there are less images listed against a book than you may have read on Wikipedia!
This DVD differs slightly from the non-US version as it does NOT include Wind in the Willows 1940 (12 images) as this book is not out of copyright in the US.
Suitable for PC/MAC.
Please note that the software box shown above is for illustrative purposes only - the DVD is printed, supplied in a plastic wallet and sent in a sturdy cardboard disc mailer.
This compilation © Public Domain Image Library/Printable Heaven 2012-15. You can use the images on this disc to make into other products for sale including, but not limited to, all the uses outlined above. You may not reproduce this DVD as a whole or in part to be sold as raw images on another disc or website or in any way that might be considered competition to ourselves. We have spent a lot of time finding and in many cases, digitally enhancing the images contained therein so please play fair!
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