London: W. Haddon, 1893-1894
The period covered by Arts:Search will be 1893-1894. Available soon.
Edited by Leonard Raven-Hill and Arnold Golsworthy. “there
was from the outset a delightful feeling of irresponsibility
about the conduct of The Butterfly. One feels that the
editors, who were also the proprietors, printed what they
themselves appreciate, without having to keep a nervous eye
on a soulless dividend-seeking board of directors” [Thorpe].
Raven-Hill provided many of the illustrations, including no less
than 23 drawings for the first issue. Other artists who
contributed illustrations to The Butterfly included Maurice
Greiffenhagen, Oscar Eckhardt, Edgar Wilson, Paul Renouard,
J.F. Sullivan and Adolph Birkenruth.
The title was revived in 1899 but closed again after only a few
See: James Thorpe. English Illustration in the Nineties. London: Faber & Faber1935 pp.170-174