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    Sale 5328

    Children's & Illustrated Books & Original Illustrations

    19 December 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 161

    Ernest Howard Shepard (1879-1976)

    Her doll Jill (illustrated); and Quarantine

    Price Realised  

    Ernest Howard Shepard (1879-1976)
    Her doll Jill (illustrated); and Quarantine
    the first signed 'Ernest H/Shepard' (lower left) and inscribed ''Want a new dolly, dear? Don't you love Jill any more?/Oh Yes, I love Jill, but she's getting so tired of me' (lower middle); the second signed 'Ernest H. Shepard' (lower left) and inscribed 'Lady visitor: So his and her children have had measles, what have you had Michael?/Michael (proudly) Quarantine!' (lower middle)
    black ink
    10 x 12 in. (25.4 x 30.5 cm.); and smaller (2)


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