Ref NoEGM/3/2
TitleInk illustration on board: Mole, Portly and Ratty walking through the woods
Extent1 mounted illustration
Name of CreatorShepard; E H
DescriptionA signed ink illustration on Whatman drawing board from page 172 of Grahame, K (1931) 'The Wind in the Willows.' London: Methuen. It is annotated for publication, and includes a pencil quotation from Chapter 7 of 'The Wind in the Willows': "Some great animal has been here".
There is an inscription on reverse by E H Shepard:
'Original drawing
Property of Ernest H Shepard
Long Meadow
Guildford. Surrey.'
Related MaterialEGM/4/57
Physical DescriptionPortrait orientation.
Overthrow window mount cut from 100% cotton museum board in Silver-Grey, hinged at the long edge with linen tape with rounded corners.
A ‘well’ was made for the artwork within museum board to accommodate the thickness of the drawing boards within the overthrow mount.
The artwork was positioned within the mount and hinged to the backboards using Japanese paper T-hinges.
CopyrightDigital copying and photography is not permitted
ExhibitionsMusée des Arts Décoratifs, Paris: "Les drôles de petites bêtes d’Antoon Krings" exhibition, 11 April to 8 September 2019.
CodePerson NameDates
DS/UK/11284Egmont Group; Egmont UK Limited; 2000-present; publishers2000-present
DS/UK/11157Shepard; Ernest Howard (1879-1976); Illustrator1879-1976
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