Gilbert and Sullivan Archive

Patience Picture Gallery

A series of eight beautiful watercolors by W. Russell Flint. Mr. Flint illustrated eight of the Gilbert and Sullivan operas. The scanned pictures were provided to the Archive by David Stone.

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Twenty love-sick maidens we I cannot tell what this love may be That cometh to all, but not to me Red and yellow! Primary colours! Oh, South Kensington! I thought as much--I thought as much! He WAS a little boy!
Archibald! Is it possible? Enter Bunthorne, crowned with Roses and hung about with Garlands Silvered is the raven hair How Botticellian! How Fra Angelican!

To the W. Russell Flint illustrations for:

Gondoliers   |   Iolanthe   |   Mikado   |   Patience   |   Pirates of Penzance   |   Princess Ida   |   Ruddigore   |   Yeomen of the Guard

Page updated 11 July 2000