This great public domain image DVD contains over 500 children's book illustrations, more than 400 by William Heath Robinson, renowned for his curious contraptions, plus over 100 by his illustrator brother Charles Robinson.
The images, which are in jpeg format, are out of copyright and in the public domain in the UK, 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!
William Heath Robinson was born in 1872 into a family of artists in Stroud Green, north London. His father Thomas Robinson (1838-1902) and brothers Thomas Heath Robinson (1869-1954) and Charles Robinson (1870-1937) all worked as illustrators. He is best known for his cartoons of improbable rickety machines, often with complex pulley arrangements which became so popular in Britain that 'Heath Robinson' became the term used to describe similar complicated machines used to perform the simplest of tasks. As well as these cartoons, Heath Robinson also illustrated a number of children's books, which are the main focus of this DVD.
You can use the images on this disc for anything you like - make prints to frame, postcards, posters, greetings cards, 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 in a book, 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!
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!
The pictures are named in the following format:-
Robinson, W. Heath (1872-1944) - A Song of the English 1909 - Rangoon
Ie. Artist name and dates (if known) - Publication and date - Picture name or description
Most of the pictures on this disc range from around 1000 pixels wide/tall up to 4500px wide/tall with just a handful being a little smaller than this (mainly line drawings that are a detail on the page rather than a main picture). This disc features both colour pictures and line drawings, the latter being great for colouring yourself or for producing digital stamps and colouring pages.
The pictures below are by Charles Robinson.
This DVD features images from the following publications by W.H. Robinson:-
A Song of the English 1909
Bill the Minder 1912
Collected Verse of Rudyard Kipling 1910
Hans Andersen's Fairy Tales 1913
A Midsummer Night's Dream 1915
Monarchs of Merrie England 1932
Old-Time Stories 1921
Poems of Edgar Allan Poe 1900
Tale of our Cow 1909
The Talking Thrush 1922
Twelth Night 1908
Uncle Lubin 1902
The Water-babies 1915
Those by Charles Robinson include:-
The Big Book of Nursery Rhymes 1902
In the Beginning 1910
Children's Books and their Illustrators 1897
Fairy Tales from Hans Christian Andersen 1899
Story of the Weathercock 1907
The Four Champions 1909
The Happy Prince 1920
The Secret Garden 1911
The Sensitive Plant 1911
The Songs & Sonnets 1915
The disc also includes a comprehensive article about the copyright rules in both the UK and the US and how they affect each other. Not only will you be able to understand the rules that put these pictures into the public domain, but it will also arm you with the knowledge so that you can decide if other pictures can be freely used in the same way.
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 2018. 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.
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