Cats Up Trees In Illustrations


Arthur Rackham (1867-1939) for the book Wonderful Tales of Haunted Fields
“Up a Tree” from ‘Little Folks Annual’ published in 1900. If this weren’t signed, I wouldn’t have guessed it were done by Arthur Rackham.
E L Halsey Mrs. Strang's Annual for Baby, Humphrey Milford in Great Britain, c. 1920
E L Halsey Mrs. Strang’s Annual for Baby, Humphrey Milford in Great Britain, c. 1920
A Tree Is Nice 1956
A Tree Is Nice 1956
Mockingbirds and cat in tree April 1951
Mog's Birthday Mog went to sleep in the tree
from Mog’s Birthday by Judith Kerr
Comic Curious Cats, pictures by Martin Leman, words by Angela Carter (published by Victor Gollancz Ltd, London 1979)
Comic Curious Cats, pictures by Martin Leman, words by Angela Carter (published by Victor Gollancz Ltd, London 1979)
Illustration by Barbara Cooney for Helen Kay’s book City Springtime, 1962
illustration by Arthur Rackham for a nursery rhyme Diddley Diddley Dumpty
A Treat A Treat With Verses Good and Pictures Sweet Dean’s Chromo Toy Books c 1882. I think the falling cat may have been up this ‘tree’ (more like a stick) previously.
Lemon girl young adult novella

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Header illustration is from In A Dark, Dark Room.