Edward Burne-Jones 'The Summer Snow', from Good Words (May 1863)
PP.6214.d      14.5x11 cm

Wood-engraved by the Dalziel Brothers

The Summer Snow
  Black and white wood-engraved illustration, 1855-1870

As an illustrator, Burne-Jones (1833-98) is best known for his work with William Morris and the Kelmscott Press during the 1890s. He published only eight book designs during the 1850s and 1860s but his style is instantly recognisable. Here he provided one of his characteristic, dominating single figures for an unsigned poem in Good Words, a leading illustrated magazine of the period.