10 December 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,500
Estimate GBP 400 - GBP 600
Sidney 'George' Strube (1891-1956)
'Why, that's the very girl I've been looking for!'
signed 'Strube' (lower right) and inscribed 'The managers (outside) "Why, that's the very girl I've been looking for!"/Theatrical managers are much puzzled by the present shortage of leading ladies.' (lower centre) and variously inscribed throughout
pen and black ink, unframed
13 3/8 x 17 7/8 in. (34 x 45.5 cm.); together with Five other pen and ink cartoons by the same hand, all unframed
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In 1928 the vote was extended to both sexes over the age of 21.
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