Ref NoEGM/3/3
TitleInk illustration on board: Toad dressed as washerwoman escaping from gaol
Extent1 mounted illustration
Name of CreatorShepard; E H
DescriptionA signed ink illustration on drawing board, from page 188 of Grahame, K (1931) 'The Wind in the Willows.' London: Methuen.
Includes inscriptions on reverse by E H Shepard:
'This is the original drawing for "The Wind in the Willows" for the edition published by Messrs Methuen & Co. Ernest H. Shepard.'
'Ernest H. Shepard
Long Meadow
Related MaterialEGM/4/63
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
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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