“The Snow Queen sat in the very middle of it when she sat at home”. (SEVENTH STORY: WHAT HAPPENED IN THE SNOW QUEEN’S PALACE AND AFTERWARDS) by Edmund Dulac in Stories from Hans Andersen, with illustrations by Edmund Dulac, London, Hodder & Stoughton, Ltd., 1911.
Aubrey Beardsley’s illustrations for The Rape of The Lock
The poem, written by Alexander Pope, was commissioned by John Caryll in order to resolve a feud between two prominent Catholic families in England. Lord Petre, Arabella Fermor’s suitor, cut off a lock of her hair which was the cause of the rift between the two families.