Caricature map of Scotland

Description

This original artwork was produced by Victorian artist Lilian Lancaster [Tennant] (1852–1939) who was well known through her caricature maps published in Geographical Fun (1869).

Her designs often used motives from folktales and mythology such as this map of Scotland incorporating the image of Dick Whittington and his Cat dancing in a meadow.

A fairy and wild flowers illustrate the Outer Hebrides whilst the Scottish Highlands are shown with a cherub carrying a bow and off shore islands can be seen as mice and rats.

Full title:
A correct outline of Scotland by Lilian Lancaster, designer of Geographical Fun
Created:
After 1869
Format:
Map
Creator:
Lancaster Lilian
Usage terms
Public Domain
Held by
British Library
Shelfmark:
Maps CC.5.a.223.

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