This is a collection of illustrations from the books in the Fr. Carlson Fables Collection.

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Only illustrations from books that have passed into the public domain are included in this collection. Please note that the amount of text provided for each illustration is minimal: the name of the illustrator, a complete citation for the book, the page number for the illustration, the title or caption for the illustration, and a few standardized subject headings

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THE OLD WOMAN AND THE WINE-JAR
by A. Rackham, 1912, now in the public domain.


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  • The Two Pigeons. 

    Dore, Gustave (London and New York; Cassell, Petter, and Galpin. 1868)
    black-white illustration|Facing Page: 536|The Fables of La Fontaine translated into English verse by Walter Thornbury, with illustrations by Gustave Doré. [n.d.] London and New York, Cassell, Petter, and Galpin., Page 253
  • The Two Pigeons. 

    Dore, Gustave (London and New York; Cassell, Petter, and Galpin. 1868)
    black-white illustration|Page: 536|The Fables of La Fontaine translated into English verse by Walter Thornbury, with illustrations by Gustave Doré. [n.d.] London and New York, Cassell, Petter, and Galpin., Page 253
  • The Bear and the Two Friends. 

    Dore, Gustave (London and New York; Cassell, Petter, and Galpin. 1868)
    black-white illustration|Facing Page: 320|The Fables of La Fontaine translated into English verse by Walter Thornbury, with illustrations by Gustave Doré. [n.d.] London and New York, Cassell, Petter, and Galpin., Page 249
  • The Carter Stuck in the Mud. 

    Dore, Gustave (London and New York; Cassell, Petter, and Galpin. 1868)
    black-white illustration|Facing Page:356|The Fables of La Fontaine translated into English verse by Walter Thornbury, with illustrations by Gustave Doré. [n.d.] London and New York, Cassell, Petter, and Galpin., Page 249
  • The Carter Stuck in the Mud. 

    Dore, Gustave (London and New York; Cassell, Petter, and Galpin. 1868)
    black-white illustration|Page: 356|The Fables of La Fontaine translated into English verse by Walter Thornbury, with illustrations by Gustave Doré. [n.d.] London and New York, Cassell, Petter, and Galpin., Page 249
  • The Bashaw and the Merchant. 

    Dore, Gustave (London and New York; Cassell, Petter, and Galpin. 1868)
    black-white illustration|Facing Page: 496|The Fables of La Fontaine translated into English verse by Walter Thornbury, with illustrations by Gustave Doré. [n.d.] London and New York, Cassell, Petter, and Galpin., Page 249
  • The Bashaw and the Merchant. 

    Dore, Gustave (London and New York; Cassell, Petter, and Galpin. 1868)
    black-white illustration|Page: 496|The Fables of La Fontaine translated into English verse by Walter Thornbury, with illustrations by Gustave Doré. [n.d.] London and New York, Cassell, Petter, and Galpin., Page 249
  • The Old Man and the Three Young Men. 

    Dore, Gustave (London and New York; Cassell, Petter, and Galpin. 1868)
    black-white illustration|Facing Page: 700|The Fables of La Fontaine translated into English verse by Walter Thornbury, with illustrations by Gustave Doré. [n.d.] London and New York, Cassell, Petter, and Galpin., Page 253
  • The Little Fish and the Fisherman. 

    Dore, Gustave (London and New York; Cassell, Petter, and Galpin. 1868)
    black-white illustration|Facing Page: 239|The Fables of La Fontaine translated into English verse by Walter Thornbury, with illustrations by Gustave Doré. [n.d.] London and New York, Cassell, Petter, and Galpin., Page 251
  • The Lark and her Little Ones. 

    Dore, Gustave (London and New York; Cassell, Petter, and Galpin. 1868)
    black-white illustration|Facing Page: 212|The Fables of La Fontaine translated into English verse by Walter Thornbury, with illustrations by Gustave Doré. [n.d.] London and New York, Cassell, Petter, and Galpin., Page 250
  • Jupiter and the Traveller. 

    Dore, Gustave (London and New York; Cassell, Petter, and Galpin. 1868)
    black-white illustration|Facing Page: 568|The Fables of La Fontaine translated into English verse by Walter Thornbury, with illustrations by Gustave Doré. [n.d.] London and New York, Cassell, Petter, and Galpin., Page 249
  • The Forest and the Woodman. 

    Dore, Gustave (London and New York; Cassell, Petter, and Galpin. 1868)
    black-white illustration|Facing Page: 776|The Fables of La Fontaine translated into English verse by Walter Thornbury, with illustrations by Gustave Doré. [n.d.] London and New York, Cassell, Petter, and Galpin., Page 249
  • The Torrent and the River. 

    Dore, Gustave (London and New York; Cassell, Petter, and Galpin. 1868)
    black-white illustration|Facing Page: 503|The Fables of La Fontaine translated into English verse by Walter Thornbury, with illustrations by Gustave Doré. [n.d.] London and New York, Cassell, Petter, and Galpin., Page 253
  • The Fortune Teller. 

    Dore, Gustave (London and New York; Cassell, Petter, and Galpin. 1868)
    black-white illustration|Facing Page: 431|The Fables of La Fontaine translated into English verse by Walter Thornbury, with illustrations by Gustave Doré. [n.d.] London and New York, Cassell, Petter, and Galpin., Page 249
  • The Owl and the Mice. 

    Dore, Gustave (London and New York; Cassell, Petter, and Galpin. 1868)
    black-white illustration|Facing Page: 708|The Fables of La Fontaine translated into English verse by Walter Thornbury, with illustrations by Gustave Doré. [n.d.] London and New York, Cassell, Petter, and Galpin., Page 253
  • The Rabbits. 

    Dore, Gustave (London and New York; Cassell, Petter, and Galpin. 1868)
    black-white illustration|Facing Page: 664|The Fables of La Fontaine translated into English verse by Walter Thornbury, with illustrations by Gustave Doré. [n.d.] London and New York, Cassell, Petter, and Galpin., Page 253
  • The Farmer and His Three Sons. 

    McMurry, Lida B. (Richmond, Virginia: B.F. Johnson Publishing. 1920)
    color illustration|Page 45|Fifty Famous Fables (Graded Classics Series) by Lida B. McMurry. Richmond, Virginia : B.F. Johnson Publishing, 1920.
  • The Donkey and His Masters. 

    McMurry, Lida B. (Richmond, Virginia: B.F. Johnson Publishing. 1920)
    color illustration|Page 77|Fifty Famous Fables (Graded Classics Series) by Lida B. McMurry. Richmond, Virginia : B.F. Johnson Publishing, 1920.
  • The Hunter and the Farmer. 

    McMurry, Lida B. (Richmond, Virginia: B.F. Johnson Publishing. 1920)
    color illustration|Page 31|Fifty Famous Fables (Graded Classics Series) by Lida B. McMurry. Richmond, Virginia : B.F. Johnson Publishing, 1920.
  • The Greedy Dog. 

    McMurry, Lida B. (Richmond, Virginia: B.F. Johnson Publishing. 1920)
    color illustration|Page 72|Fifty Famous Fables (Graded Classics Series) by Lida B. McMurry. Richmond, Virginia : B.F. Johnson Publishing, 1920.

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