Display On now until Tuesday, 23 January 2018

Into the Woods: Trees in Illustration

Discover the wonderful illustrations of landscapes through the most loved children's books.

  • Thursday, 22 June 2017 – Tuesday, 23 January 2018

  • Leighton

  • Free event

Into the Woods: Trees in Illustration photo

This display shows a variety of illustrations celebrating trees, woods and landscapes. Featuring watercolours by Beatrix Potter and Arthur Rackham, alongside drawings by E. H. Shepard for A. A. Milne's Pooh stories and his verses in Now We Are Six. Also included are Eric Ravilious' charming wood engravings for an edition of Gilbert White's classic The Natural History of Selborne. Exhibited here for the first time are Rolf Brandt's witty pictures for Stephen McFarlane's Story of a Tree.