LevelItem
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Alt Ref NoT052
TitleInk Drawing: British Soldier Awkwardly Holding a Black Cat at Arm's Length
Date1929
Extent1 ink drawing
DescriptionOne ink drawing on card depicting a British soldier standing and holding a black cat at arm's length just under its front legs.
Part of a series of sketches depicting interactions between soldiers and animals.
Caption reads: '(Livestock) X Dropping the Cat "Holding the Cat at arms length" '
LanguageEnglish
Physical DescriptionSurface grazing in corners, particularly top right. Folded front corner bottom right.
Publication NoteArmstrong, A. (1929) 'Livestock in Barracks' (London).
Campbell, J. (2015) 'Shepard's War - E. H. Shepard - The Man Who Drew Winnie-the-Pooh' (London) Page 37.
FormatArtwork
ExhibitionsKunstenaar in oorlogstijd. E.H. Shepard, tekenaar van Winnie-the-Pooh (Artist in wartime. E.H. Shepard, draughtsman of Winnie -the-Pooh) exhibition at Museum Huis Doorn in the Netherlands, August to December 2017.
Persons
CodePerson NameDates
DS/UK/11157Shepard; Ernest Howard (1879-1976); Illustrator1879-1976
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