Researcher Unearths Forgotten The Lord of the Rings Illustrations
J.R.R. Tolkien notoriously didn't like the idea of illustrations being used in his books. Many submitted their artistic visions to the writer, but, even if he liked them, they didn't suit as illustrations. This apparently wasn't true in all cases. After conducting a bit of research, Dr. Paul Tankard has traced down a series of illustrations of which Tolkien actually approved. As in, would have maybe appeared in an illustrated version of the novel.Read on...