Ref NoST/6/2
Alt Ref NoT017
TitleInk Drawing: British Officer Reading Letter to a Wounded Soldier
Date22 May 1915
Extent1 ink drawing
Name of CreatorShepard; E H
DescriptionOne ink drawing depicting a British officer reading a letter to a soldier with a bandaged head.
Published in 'London Opinion and Today' magazine on 22 May 1915.
Typed caption reads: 'Officer (to wounded Irish soldier): "So you want me to read your girl's letter to you?" Pat: "Sure, sir, and as it's rather private will you please stuff some cotton wool in yer ears while ye read it?" '.
Physical DescriptionCorners dented. 4 pin holes.
Publication NoteCampbell, J. (2015) 'Shepard's War - E. H. Shepard - The Man Who Drew Winnie-the-Pooh' (London) Page 67.
Kunstenaar 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.
CodePerson NameDates
DS/UK/11157Shepard; Ernest Howard (1879-1976); Illustrator1879-1976
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