Monday, 13 June 2016

Harry Rountree - part 3

Harry Rountree (1878 – 1950) was a prolific illustrator, mainly for children. He contributed to such periodicals as the HumoristPlaytime, and Punch. 
From 1903 he collaborated with the editor of Little Folks on a very successful series of books. Specialising in animals, he illustrated several classics of children’s literature, including Uncle Remus and Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland.

This is part 3 of a 6 - part series on Harry Rountree. 
For earlier works, see parts 1 and 2 also.


1919 From "The Doings of Furrymouse" by Kathleen Watson

1920s Poster for the New Zealand Government Publicity Office

1921 Snake and Two Mice
pen and ink 38 x 19 cm

1922 Dean's Big Story Book

1922 Little Bumps Gets into Trouble
published by Whitman Publishing Company, Racine, Wisconsin

1922 Little Bumps Gets into Trouble
"Silver-Tail's Resolution"

1922 Little Bumps Get into Trouble

1925 From "Number Three Joy Street"
published by Basil Blaclwell, Oxford


1928 A Fourteen Pointer
pen and ink 28.8 x 17.8 cm
The Outward Bound Library

1928 A Picnic Place on the Coast of the North Island
pen and ink 28.7 x 17.8 cm
The Outward Bound Library

1928 from Alice Through the Looking Glass
"Birds of a feather."

1928 from Alice Through the Looking Glass
"The White Knight's Song"

1928 Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

1928 Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
"The Dormouse is asleep again," said the Hatter

1928 Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
"And all the Little Oysters stood and waited in a Row."

1928 Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
"Why, Mary Ann, what are you doing out here?"

1928 Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
"The Jabberwock with Eyes of Flame
Came whiffling through the Tulgey wood."

1928 Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
"The Lobster Quadrille."

1928 Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

1928 Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
title page

1928 Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

1928 Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

1928 Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

1928 Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

1928 Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

1928 Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

1928 Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

1928 Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

1928 Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

1928 Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

1928 Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

1928 Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

1928 Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

1928 Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

1928 Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

1928 Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

1928 Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

1928 The Plume of the Araawas
oil on board 39.4 x 27.9 cm
Novel by Frank O. V. Acheson (New Zealand)

1932 Mansion Polish advertisement

1934 from Jungle Tales "The Jungle Market"

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