Together in darkness.
a female name of Greek origin, meaning “Queen”. It is the feminine form of Vasily, the Russian or Greek form of the name Basil.
Etymology: Greek, “Βασίλισσα”.
It’s always a great adventure finding out about new folk tales you havent heard of before ^_^
Art by Arthur Rackham (1909) from the book UNDINE.
Costume inspirations everywhere
The Faery Prince. Illustration by Adolf Münzer, based on Ben Johnson’s masque of the same name. From Jugend magazine, 1925.
Starting to research bears for the next installment of The Travelling Storybox… some beautiful illustrations out there, I’ll try to reblog as many as possible