Walter Paget

Illustrator and painter Walter Stanley Paget (1863-1935), also known as Wal Paget, attended the Royal Academy Schools where he won the gold medal. Walter was the youngest of three artistic brothers, Henry Marriott Paget RBA (1856-1936) and Sidney Edward Paget (1860-1908).

Further Reading


Allingham, Philip V.. “A Biographical Sketch of Illustrator Walter Paget (1863-1935).” Victorian Web. 29 June 2002. Web. 16 Oct. 2013.


Johnson, J. and A. Greutzner. British Artists 1880-1940. Vol. 5. Woodbridge: Antique Collectors' Club, 1994. 463. Print.


Milner, J. D.. “Paget, Sidney Edward (1860–1908).” Rev. Mark Pottle. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. Oxford University Press, 2004. Web. 16 Oct. 2013.

Illustrations by Walter Paget



Fortherecassell188884 For there... were Sheba's Breasts.. King Solomon's Mines. Sixty-third Thousand. 1888
Heknelt164 He knelt before her, kissing her hand.. The Lady of Blossholme. 1st Edition. 1909
Ilikecassell188848 'I like your looks, Mr. Umbopa.'. King Solomon's Mines. Sixty-third Thousand. 1888
Inthe202 'In the king's name, stay!'. The Lady of Blossholme. 1st Edition. 1909

Nearerandcassell1888167 Nearer and nearer waltzed Gagool, looking for all the world like an animated crooked stick.. King Solomon's Mines. Sixty-third Thousand. 1888
Nowwecassell1888298 Now we could make out the dim forms of the three colossi.. King Solomon's Mines. Sixty-third Thousand. 1888
Sirhenrycassell18887 'Sir Henry,' said I, 'this is the most liberal offer I ever had.'. King Solomon's Mines. Sixty-third Thousand. 1888
Sirhenrycassell1888frontispiece Sir Henry himself with his great arms twined round Twala's middle.. King Solomon's Mines. Sixty-third Thousand. 1888

Sotoo102 'So, too, I curse you, Maldonado'. The Lady of Blossholme. 1st Edition. 1909
Thecorpsecassell188889 The corpse was frozen perfectly stiff. King Solomon's Mines. Sixty-third Thousand. 1888
Thedoomedcassell1888182 The doomed girl... flung herself before him. King Solomon's Mines. Sixty-third Thousand. 1888
Theladyfrontispiece The Lady of Blossholme.. The Lady of Blossholme. 1st Edition. 1909