Ford, Henry Justice

British, (1860–1941)

  • H.J. Ford - Circe sends the Swine to the Styes
  • Circe sends the Swine to the Styes

  • illustration from:
    Tales of Troy and Greece edited by Andrew Lang.
    London: Longmans, Green and Co. (1907).

  • H.J. Ford - Young Odysseus Fights a Wild Boar and Gets the Wound in His Thigh
  • Young Odysseus Fights a Wild Boar
    and Gets the Wound in His Thigh

  • illustration from:
    Tales of Troy and Greece edited by Andrew Lang.
    London: Longmans, Green and Co. (1907).

  • H.J. Ford - The Faithful Beasts Weep Around the Body of the Dead Prince
  • The Faithful Beasts Weep Around the Body of the Dead Prince

  • illustration from:
    The Violet Fairy Book edited by Andrew Lang.
    London: Longmans, Green and Co. (1901).

  • H.J. Ford - There was once upon a time a pig who lived with her three children...
  • There was once upon a time a pig who lived with her three children…

  • illustration from:
    The Green Fairy Book edited by Andrew Lang.
    Longmans, Green and Co. (1892).

  • H.J. Ford - The fox caught Whitey and carried her off to his den.
  • The fox caught Whitey and carried her off to his den.

  • illustration from:
    The Green Fairy Book edited by Andrew Lang.
    Longmans, Green and Co. (1892).

  • H.J. Ford - Blacky popped the lid on the kettle.
  • Blacky popped the lid on the kettle.

  • illustration from:
    The Green Fairy Book edited by Andrew Lang.
    Longmans, Green and Co. (1892).

About the Artist

Henry Justice Ford (1860–1941) was a British illustrator. He was educated at Repton and Clare College, Cambridge with a degree in classics, then studied art at the Slade and Bushey schools.

Ford, also known as Henry J. Ford or H.J. Ford, illustrated the series of 12 “colored Fairy Books” (Blue, Green etc) edited by Andrew Lang. He also produced many historical subjects set from the middle ages to the eighteenth-century for Lang’s The Red True Story Book (1895) and also illustrated The Arabian Nights Entertainments (1895) and Pilgrim’s Progress (1921). [DES-01/11]

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