Tolkien Pictures 2


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Tolkien was a philologist—an ardent student of language. The narratives that he crafted came into existence largely to provide plausible contexts for the various languages that he admire and created. Several of the following are images of literary “artifacts” from the world of Middle-Earth. The others illustrate Tolkien’s creative processes.

Elvish text 1 Elvish text 2 Elvish text 3

Book of Mazarbul Shelob's Lair Crossword doodles

College doodles Leaf by Niggle