• Travel, Science & Natural Hist auction at Christies

    Sale 5809

    Travel, Science & Natural History

    15 October 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 101

    Sir Robert Baden-Powell (1857-1941)

    The orphan, a deserted lion cub

    Price Realised  

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    Sir Robert Baden-Powell (1857-1941)
    The orphan, a deserted lion cub
    signed 'Baden-Powell' (lower right), and titled and inscribed 'THE ORPHAN a deserted lion cub Lord Baden Powell Pax Hill, Bentley, Hants' on a label attached to the backing board
    pencil and watercolour on paper
    9¾ x 13¾in. (24.8 x 35cm.)


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