Watercolors of what everyone’s drawing room should resemble, a place planned out by fairy princesses with wands to wave and make you smile. English. John Gregory Crace, maker (1809-1889). Also worked for Queen Victoria and on the houses of Parliament.

Interior detail for the 6th Duke of Devonshire.  1851.
Interior detail for the 6th Duke of Devonshire. 1851. Pencil, watercolor and bodycolor. Collaboration with artist Frederick Smallfield. © The Victoria and Albert Museum, London. Fair use license. via https://collections.vam.ac.uk/item/O595372/design-crace-john-gregory/
Design for a ceiling in four parts, one decorated with a compass motif. Rust and olive green with Moorish motifs. 19th c.
Design for a ceiling in four parts, one decorated with a compass motif. Rust and olive green with Moorish motifs. 19th c. Graphite, watercolor and gilt. Collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Cc0 License 1.0. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Design_for_Ceiling_in_Four_Parts,_One_Decorated_with_a_Compass_Motif,_in_Rust_and_Olive_Green,_Moorish_Motifs_MET_DP805629.jpg
Design of marine motifs for stained glass. 19th c.
Design of marine motifs for stained glass. 19th c. Graphite, ink and watercolor. Collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Cc0 License 1.0. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Design_of_Marine_Motifs_for_Stained_Glass_MET_DP820941.jpg

All dressed up and waiting on a cab for seats in the front box at the holiday pantomime . . . .Sir James Jebusa Shannon, artist. Living from 1862 to 1923, he was born in America but made his fortune painting portraits in London.

"Purple Stocking." 1894.
“Purple Stocking.” 1894. Artwork in the public domain because the artist has been dead over 70 years. Image flickr.com via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Shannon,_Purple_Stocking,_1894.jpg.
"Jungle Tales." 1895.
“Jungle Tales.” 1895. Collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Artwork in the public domain because the artist has been dead over 70 years. Image via https://www.weeklystandard.com/stephen-miller/shared-words
"Magnolia." 1899.
“Magnolia.” 1899. Artwork in the public domain because the artist has been dead over 70 years. Image jssgallery.org via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Shannon_-_Magnolia.jpg

Louis John Rhead (1857-1926). English born artist and illustrator who worked mostly in America where he emigrated at the age of 24.

Advertisement for Mandeville and King flower seeds. 1897. Poster.
Advertisement for Mandeville and King flower seeds. 1897. Poster. Artwork in the public domain. via art.com.
"Swans". 1897.
“Swans”. 1897. Illustration. Artwork in the public domain. via benedante.blogspot.com.
Advertisement for Lundborg's Perfumes. Undated. Poster.
Advertisement for Lundborg’s Perfumes. Undated. Poster. Artwork in the public domain. via imagekind.com