(1824 - 1883)
Like Andrew Wyeth, he learned to draw from his father and completed his first book illustrations at the age of twelve.
The Adventures of a Watch (1864)
Tells the story of a French family through the observations of a watch. Read online at Google.
Almanack of the Month (1846)
The Attractive Picture Book (1865)
The Battle of Life (1846)
A story of love and self sacrifice set in a rural village. Read online at archive.org.
Beauty and the Beast (1973)
The career of the British Prime Minister and novelist as depicted in the cartoons published in Punch. Read for free online at HathiTrust.
Bird’s Eye Views of Society (1864)
A collection of pictures of people gathered together for social events in Victorian England. Read online at archive.org.
The Book of Ballads (1849)
The Brothers Dalziel (1901)
A history of the Brothers Dalziel and their engraving and printing business. Read online at archive.org.
Includes Jeames’s Diary, Adventures of Major Gahagan, A Legend of the Rhine, The History of the Next French Revolution, Cox’s Diary and Rebecca and Rowena.
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A Chaplet of Verses (1862)
A collection of religious verse. Read online at archive.org.
The Chimes (1845)
The goblins ringing the chimes show old Trotty a dystopian future for his family -- he wakes determined to do all he can to avert it. Read online at archive.org.
Christmas Books (1869)
A collection of humorous illustrations of scenes from English history with captions by the author’s brother. Tommy and the Lion was the last production of the artist. The Scenes were published the next year in color.
The Cornhill Magazine (1861)
Richard Doyle contributed to this popular literary magazine during 1861 and 1862.
The Cricket on the Hearth (1846)
Dick Doyle’s Journal (1885)
An illustrated journal kept by the artist for the year 1840, when he was fifteen. Read for free online at HathiTrust.
The Doyle Fairy Book (1890)
A collection of twenty-nine longer fairy tales. Read for free online at HathiTrust.
The Enchanted Doll (1849)
A wooden doll maker is punished for his laziness and envy of his neighbor, a silversmith. This story was written for the entertainment of Charles Dickens’ children. The image above is from a later edition. Read for free online at HathiTrust.