Counting Down to Halloween with Frank C. Papé Illustrations: #1-Falcon the Hunter

Strictly speaking, these Frank C. Papé illustrations for the Russian Story Book by Richard Wilson (1916) have nothing to do with Halloween, yet there is something about them that brings to mind the holiday. It’s a good enough excuse, right? This is the final post in the series. Enjoy!

#1-“Falcon the Hunter.”

Falcon the Hunter by Frank C. Papé

Falcon the Hunter by Frank C. Papé. Source: Wiki Commons. Public Domain.

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Counting Down to Halloween with Frank C. Papé Illustrations: #2-Good Steed

Strictly speaking, these Frank C. Papé illustrations for the Russian Story Book by Richard Wilson (1916) have nothing to do with Halloween, yet there is something about them that brings to mind the holiday. It’s a good enough excuse, right? I’ll post a new image every few days, through the 31st.

#2-“She put her good steed to the walls, then leapt lightly over them.”

Good Steed by Frank C. Papé

Good Steed by Frank C. Papé. Source: Wiki Commons. Public Domain.

Counting Down to Halloween with Frank C. Papé Illustrations: #3-The Water Tsar

Strictly speaking, these Frank C. Papé illustrations for the Russian Story Book by Richard Wilson (1916) have nothing to do with Halloween, yet there is something about them that brings to mind the holiday. It’s a good enough excuse, right? I’ll post a new image every few days, through the 31st.

#3-“The Water Tsar dances.”

The Water Tsar by Frank C. Papé

The Water Tsar by Frank C. Papé. Source: Wiki Commons. Public Domain.

Counting Down to Halloween with Frank C. Papé Illustrations: #4-The Princess

Strictly speaking, these Frank C. Papé illustrations for the Russian Story Book by Richard Wilson (1916) have nothing to do with Halloween, yet there is something about them that brings to mind the holiday. It’s a good enough excuse, right? I’ll post a new image every few days, through the 31st.

#4-“Then the Princess ran with her feet all bare out into the open corridor.”

The Princess by Frank C. Papé

The Princess by Frank C. Papé. Source: Wiki Commons. Public Domain.

Counting Down to Halloween with Frank C. Papé Illustrations: #5-Nightingale the Robber

Strictly speaking, these Frank C. Papé illustrations for the Russian Story Book by Richard Wilson (1916) have nothing to do with Halloween, yet there is something about them that brings to mind the holiday. It’s a good enough excuse, right? I’ll post a new image every few days, through the 31st.

#5-“Nightingale the Robber fell from his nest in the old oaks.”

Nightingale the Robber by Frank C. Papé

Nightingale the Robber by Frank C. Papé. Source: Wiki Commons. Public Domain.

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Counting Down to Halloween with Frank C. Papé Illustrations: #6-Timothy

Strictly speaking, these Frank C. Papé illustrations for the Russian Story Book by Richard Wilson (1916) have nothing to do with Halloween, yet there is something about them that brings to mind the holiday. It’s a good enough excuse, right? I’ll post a new image every few days, through the 31st.

#6-“Timothy began to dance, the cabin also began to dance, the table danced.”

Timothy by Frank C. Papé

Timothy by Frank C. Papé. Source: Wiki Commons. Public Domain.

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Counting Down to Halloween with Frank C. Papé Illustrations: #7-Marina

Strictly speaking, these Frank C. Papé illustrations for the Russian Story Book by Richard Wilson (1916) have nothing to do with Halloween, yet there is something about them that brings to mind the holiday. It’s a good enough excuse, right? I’ll post a new image every few days, through the 31st.

#7-“Marina lay upon a couch…and fondled a fiery dragon with her right hand.”

Marina by Frank C. Papé

Marina by Frank C. Papé. Source: Wiki Commons. Public Domain.

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