Fairies frolicking and just plain living way out in the Engliah countryside but letting us peek. Victorian. John Anster Fitzgerald, artist (1819-1906).

"The Captive Robin."1864.
“The Captive Robin.”1864. In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 70 years. via https://curiator.com/art/john-anster-christian-fitzgerald/the-captive-robin
"The Fairy's Funeral." Late 19th-early 20th c.
“The Fairy’s Funeral.” Late 19th-early 20th c. In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 70 years. via https://www.flickr.com/photos/sofi01/4918092868
"The Fairies Banquet." 1859.
“The Fairies Banquet.” 1859. In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 70 years. via https://fineartamerica.com/featured/the-fairies-banquet-john-anster-fitzgerald.html

Vases and other delights in cloisonné enamel by English firm Elkington & Company. Made a lot of silverplate too but I like these best. 1870’s.

Vase. 1876.
Vase. 1876. Cloisonné enamel on gilt metal. Image © Victoria and Albert Museum, London 2017. Fair use license. via http://collections.vam.ac.uk/item/O77665/vase-elkington-co/
Pair of vases with birds. Undated.
Pair of vases with birds. Model #312. Undated. Cloisonné enamel. Albert Auguste Adolphe Wilms, designer for Elkington. Image © 2019 Bidsquare Inc. Fair use license. via https://www.bidsquare.com/online-auctions/woolley-wallis/a-pair-of-elkington-cloisonne-enamel-vases-by-albert-auguste-adolphe-wilms-model-no-312-tapering-c-321152
Vase. 1876.
Vase. 1876. Cloisonné enamel gilt brass. Image © 2019 Sothebys. Fair use license. via http://www.sothebys.com/en/auctions/ecatalogue/2017/the-art-of-the-table-n09614/lot.257.html

Twentieth century people having so much fun outdoors you wish you could be there too. English. Alfred James Munnings, painter. Painted a lot of horses too.

"Tagg's Island." 1920.
“Tagg’s Island.” 1920. © the estate of Sir Alfred Munnings, Dedham, Essex. Photo credit: The Munnings Art Museum. Fair use license. via Art UK and https://leprincelointain.blogspot.com/2016/02/alfred-james-munnings-1878-1959-taggs.html
"Ascot." 1933.
“Ascot.” 1933. Image Sotheby’s. Fair use license. via https://fineartamerica.com/featured/ascot-sir-alfred-munnings.html?product=greeting-card
"Portrait of Miss Patricia Grace on a Pony." 1922.
“Portrait of Miss Patricia Grace on a Pony.” 1922. Private collection. Fair use license. via https://www.amazon.com/Munnings-Portrait-Patricia-Collection-Reproduction/dp/B07GCCDRTN

Victorian children playing games and having fun. Must be winter for all of these are indoors. Harry Brooker, artist (1848-1940).

"Skittles." Undated.
“Skittles.” Undated. Collection of the Calderdale Metropolitan Borough Council, Calderdale. Photo credit: Calderdale Metropolitan Borough Council. Image © Art UK. Fair use license. via http://www.artuk.org/artworks/skittles-21314
"Afternoon Tea." Undated.
“Afternoon Tea.” Undated. Collection of the Calderdale Metropolitan Borough Council, Calderdale. Photo credit: Calderdale Metropolitan Borough Council. Image © Art UK. Fair use license. via http://www.artuk.org/artworks/afternoon-tea-21567
"The Archers." 1894.
“The Archers.” 1894. In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 70 years. via https://www.artrenewal.org/Artwork/Index/7088

Paintings of people getting out and hopefully having fun. By English artist Simeon Solomon. Living from 1840 to 1905 he was associated with the Pre-Raphaelite school.

"The Painter's Pleasance." 1861.
“The Painter’s Pleasance.” 1861. In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 70 years. via https://leprincelointain.blogspot.com/2018/05/simeon-solomon-1840-1905-painters.html
"Three priests." 1865.
“Three priests.” 1865. In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 70 years. via https://www.amoeba.com/blog/2012/10/eric-s-blog/happy-birthday-simeon-solomon.html
"In the Coliseum A.D.XC." 1865.
“In the Coliseum A.D.XC.” 1865. In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 70 years. via https://leprincelointain.blogspot.com/2018/08/simeon-solomon-1840-1905-in-coliseum.html

Watercolors with bridges by English artist Joseph Girtin. Living from 1775 to 1802 he was a friend of J. M. W. Turner.

"The River Tweed near Kelso." 1800.
“The River Tweed near Kelso.” 1800. Collection of the Tate Gallery, London. Cc0 License 3.0. via https://www.tate.org.uk/art/artworks/girtin-the-river-tweed-near-kelso-n04360
"Morpeth Bridge." 1802.
“Morpeth Bridge.” 1802. Collection of the Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle on Tyne. Fair use license. via https://mydailyartdisplay.wordpress.com/2011/09/03/morpeth-bridge-by-thomas-girtin/
"Sandsend, Yorkshire." 1802.
“Sandsend, Yorkshire.” 1802. Collection of the Yale Center for British Art, New Haven. Fair use license. via https://eclecticlight.co/2016/04/17/brief-candles-thomas-girtin-part-2/
"The White House at Chelsea." 1800.
“The White House at Chelsea.” 1800. Collection of the Tate Gallery. Cc0 License 3.0. via https://www.tate.org.uk/art/artworks/girtin-the-white-house-at-chelsea-n04728

Floors that sing spring or the last gasp of summer depending on where you are. Making little girls want to twirl their skirts once if not twice.Fabulous plates from a 1907 Minton Tile/Minton Hollis and Company catalog.

"Ceramic mosaic pavements." Plate 83. Page 75.
“Ceramic mosaic pavements.” Plate 83. Page 75. Savage Lithography, Burslem, England, lithographers. Collection of the Canadian Centre for Architecture. In the public domain. via https://archive.org/details/MintonTilesMintonHollinsCo.PatentTileWorksStokeUpon-trent/page/n75
"Tiles for Flower Boxes." Plate 74. Page 46.
“Tiles for Flower Boxes.” Plate 74. Page 46. Savage Lithography, Burslem, England, lithographers. Collection of the Canadian Centre for Architecture. In the public domain. Via https://archive.org/details/MintonTilesMintonHollinsCo.PatentTileWorksStokeUpon-trent/page/n45
"Suggestions for dado tiling." Plate 77. Page 51.
“Suggestions for dado tiling.” Plate 77. Page 51. Savage Lithography, Burslem, England, lithographers. Collection of the Canadian Centre for Architecture. In the public domain. Via https://archive.org/details/MintonTilesMintonHollinsCo.PatentTileWorksStokeUpon-trent/page/n51
"Tile paving at Saint Alban's Abbey, done by Minton Hollis & Company for Sir Gilbert Scott."
“Tile paving at Saint Alban’s Abbey, done by Minton Hollis & Company for Sir Gilbert Scott.” Savage Lithography, Burslem, England, lithographers. Collection of the Canadian Centre for Architecture. In the public domain. Via https://archive.org/details/MintonTilesMintonHollinsCo.PatentTileWorksStokeUpon-trent/page/n65