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Wednesday, May 06, 2009

The Diverting History of John Gilpin

The drawings from the film Searle contributed to for the'Painter & Poet' series were later released as an illustrated adaptation of Cowper's 'The Diverting History of John Gilpin'.

I'll start posting the images from the book, one a day.


















































































8 comments:

kellie said...

That is such a nice cover! I love the letters: florid ornament, but simply arranged.

Lee said...

I've said it before and I'll say it again,
dang he's good

-lee-

UM said...

These are amazing. Thanks for sharing.

BEN said...

loveloveLOVEEEESEARLE!!
:°)

RoKkO said...

hey Matt i just wished if u could post more pics of john gilpin if u have!! anyways these pics were good!!

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Jens said...

cool story :)

fanx2 said...

better than a movie,with suspens, action, derision… and so poetic! thanks