William ALLINGHAMRichard DOYLE, Asleep in the moonlight. The dancing Elves have all gone to rest; the King and Queen are evidently friends again, and, let us hope, lived happily ever afterwards. Enlarge 1 /1

William ALLINGHAM

Bally Shannon, County Donegal, Ireland 1824 – Hampstead 1889

author

Richard DOYLE

Great Britain

artist

Asleep in the moonlight. The dancing Elves have all gone to rest
the King and Queen are evidently friends again, and, let us hope, lived happily ever afterwards.
1870 Description: colour plate 16

Collection Title: In Fairyland. A Series of Pictures from the Elf-World. London, Longmans, Green, Reader and Dyer, 1870.
Page: page no.29
Materials & Technique: prints, illustrated books, wood engraving and colour wood engraving Support: smooth white paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Impression: not known
Edition: not known
Publisher: Longmans, Green, Reader and Dyer
Place Published: London
Date Published: 1870

Primary Insc: not signed. not dated. titled below image, lower centre, black printed text, 'Asleep in the moonlight. The dancing Elves have all gone to rest; the King and Queen are evidently friends again, and, let us hope, lived happily ever afterwards.'
Dimensions: sheet 27.5 h x 38.1 w cm comp 18.5 h x 30.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: The Eric de Mare collection, purchased 1980
Accession No: NGA 80.2547.16