Aukland, New Zealand, Illustration for "A Song of the English"

William Heath Robinson British
Related author Rudyard Kipling British, born India

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A woman in Maori costume with a baby, sitting amidst ferns and looking over misty water was made by William Heath Robinson to illustrate Rudyard Kipling's "A Song of the English," 1909 (see MMA: 66.540.30, Section VI: The Song of the Cities, no. XXIX). The image relates to this poetic line: "Last, loneliest, lovliest, exquisite, apart."

Aukland, New Zealand, Illustration for "A Song of the English", William Heath Robinson (British, London 1872–1944 Highgate, London), Watercolor

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