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John Gilbert

(1817—1897) illustrator and painter


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One of the most prolific Victorian illustrators, Gilbert made valuable contributions to many books and periodicals, including the Illustrated London News, Good Words, the Cornhill Magazine, and Punch. Particularly adept at depicting historical themes, he showed great artistry in his drawings for wood engravings for Longfellow's Poetical Works (Routledge, 1859), and his 831 illustrations for Howard Staunton's three-volume Plays of Shakespeare (1864).

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