An Elf Love Story

An Elf Love Story


The illustrations printed on antique dictionary pages here are by Richard "Dickie" Doyle (1824 – 1883), from his 1870 book 'In Fairyland':



A Little Play, in Three Acts

Scene: a Toadstool.

Characters: a sentimental Elf and a wayward Fairy."

Act 1: "Enter, an Elf in search of a Fairy"

Act 2: "She runs away, and this is his condition."

Act 3: "He finds her, and this is the consequence"


With the addition of a couple of naked fairies, to watch the scene, and some toadstools and ladybirds to be the scenery.


  • Dimensions

    H 20cms
    W 60cms
    D 3cms
    Wood and glass frame


    All dictionary prints are hand made using antique dictionary pages from the 1890s. Because they are handmade each one may vary slightly from the picture.