Victorian publisher’s binding on Rip Van Winkle (Macmillan and Co, 1893) The cover design is unsigned, but it was possibly George Henry Boughton (1833-1905), illustrator of book. Boughton was born in Norwich, England, moving at the age of three to Albany, New York. In 1862 he returned permanently to England (London) and over the next 42 years he exhibited 87 pieces at the Royal Academy. He illustrated several works by American writers, including this work by Washington Irving.
Keyshia Cole, R+B singer-songwriter, actress and record producer. Known as the Princess of Hip-Hop Soul, she possesses the vocal range of a soprano. In addition to her albums, she starred in the reality / documentary series "Keyshia Cole: The Way It Is" with her sister and her mother.