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Another Sort of Brogham Has this Bit of Broom Swept Me Away? ... Another form of Broom just a Duck of a Horse One In His Bread Basket

Charles Doyle (1832-1893)


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Inscribed 'Sorry I have not time to work out this idea – fairies dodging round a thistle. it would make a bright little bit – every line of thistle is from nature' on reverse

Ink and watercolour

7 x 9 ¾ inches

'The Illustrators: The British Art of Illustration 1831-2023', Chris Beetles Gallery, London, November-December 2023, no 10

Taken from a sketch book of the 1880s, which is inscribed 'Ida with Mama's love' and dated '11th April 1899' on the inside front cover. Ida was the nickname of Doyle's second youngest daughter, Jane Adelaide Rose.

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