This magnet pictures an illustration by HJ Ford from the late 1800s. It appeared in The Olive Fairy Tale Book by Andrew Lang accompanying a French tale, The Story of Little King LOC.
The illustration pictures Youri de Blanchelande pleading with the green haired Queen of the Undines to let him leave the under water land beneath the lake and return to his home to marry Abeille.
Andrew Lang (1844 - 1912) was a Scottish poet, novelist, literary critic, Homeric scholar and historian. He is best known for folklore anthologies, particularly for 12 Fairy Tale Books published from 1889 to 1910.
British artists Henry Justice Ford (1860–1941) and Lancelot Speed (1860-1931) became famous as illustrators of Lang’s Fairy books.