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    Sale 12036

    Christie's Interiors

    18 May 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 450

    William Heath Robinson (Islington 1861-1944 London)

    The disappearing villa for extra safety during air raids

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    Estimate

    William Heath Robinson (Islington 1861-1944 London)
    The disappearing villa for extra safety during air raids
    signed 'W./HEATH/ROBINSON' and inscribed as title (lower left)
    pencil, pen and black ink and grey wash on paper
    15 1/8 x 11 5/8 in. (38.4 x 29.5 cm.)


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    Literature

    The Sketch, London, 11 December 1940.


    Exhibited

    London, Chris Beetles Gallery, W. Heath Robinson, March 4th - 27th 1987, no 307.