Harry Clarke’s Spectacular Illustrations for Edgar Allan Poe

In 1919, readers were treated to Irish artist Harry Clarke’s spectacular illustrations for Edgar Allan Poe’s rich and brimful of wonder Tales of Mystery and ImaginationClarke (889 – 1931) was expert is designing stained glass windows. Hold any of these excellent illustrations to the light as one might a lantern and let them cast a long shadow, the wired figures released from their frightening traps like anathematized genies from the bottle.

 

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