Monday, March 1, 2010

Lilias Trotter, Illustrator and Missionary


Born in the mid-19th century in England, Lilias Trotter, was predicted by the noted artist, John Ruskin, to become the greatest artist of the century. Instead, Lilia's became a missionary to Muslims in Algiers for 38 years. The illustration above is from her 1899 self-illustrated book, "Parables of the Christ-Life." For more interesting information about Lilias, go to www.liliastrotter.net

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