The Serpentine is a lovely lake, and there is a drowned forest at the bottom of it. If you peer over the edge, you can see the trees all growing upside down, and they say that at night there are also drowned stars in it.
Illustration by Arthur Rackham (1867-1939) who is widely regarded as one of the leading illustrators from the 'Golden Age' of British book illustration which encompassed the years from 1900 until the start of the First World War.
RACKHAM (ARTHUR) The Arthur Rackham Fairy Book, NUMBER 15 OF 460 COPIES SIGNED BY THE ARTIST, 1933; Arthur Rackham's Book of Pictures, LIMITED TO 1,030 COPIES SIGNED BY THE ARTIST, 1913
'Twilight Dreams (detail)' 1913 by Arthur Rackham Arthur Rackham's watercolor painted in connection with J. M. Barrie's novel "Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens." Arthur Rackham Watercolor, pen & ink [English Golden Age Illustrator, 1867-1939]