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"N - The Tinker" by Howard Pyle (1883) 'The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood' | by Plum leaves
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"N - The Tinker" by Howard Pyle (1883) 'The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood'

...notice the Tinker's (tinsmith) tools he is carrying. First the Tinker seeks Robin Hood for the Sheriff of Nottingham, but then he turns and joins with Robin's merry band.

 

Howard Pyle [American illustrator and writer, 1853–1911]

 

"The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood" (1883) by Howard Pyle. His retelling of the Robin Hood stories set the precedent for most of today's Robin Hood mythology.

Available to view and read online: openlibrary.org/works/OL2021953W/The_merry_adventures_of_...

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Taken on January 11, 2012