Rosa C. Petherick

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Illustration depicting three picnicking bears by Petherick

Rosa Clementina Petherick (September 1871 – 20 December 1931) was a British book illustrator.[1] Born in Addiscombe, Croydon, she was the eldest of five daughters of the artist Horace William Petherick (1839–1919). She contributed illustrations to numerous children's story books, annuals and periodicals, particularly those produced by Blackie and Son Limited.[2] According to her obituary in The Times, her etchings could be found in the National Portrait Galley.


  1. ^ The Year's Art, Macmillan and Co., 1932, p.264
  2. ^ "Petherick, Rosa (1871-1931)". The British Library. Retrieved 25 February 2010.