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    Sale 12036

    Christie's Interiors

    18 May 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 451

    William Heath Robinson (Islington 1861-1944 London)

    The latest Christmas family gliders fitted with listening in equipment for hearing Dutch concerts during dinner

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    William Heath Robinson (Islington 1861-1944 London)
    The latest Christmas family gliders fitted with listening in equipment for hearing Dutch concerts during dinner
    signed 'W./HEATH/ROBINSON' and inscribed '"BYSTANDER"/XMAS NO.' (lower left) and further inscribed as title (lower centre)
    pencil, pen and ink and grey wash heightened with white on paper
    14 x 22 ½ in. (35.6 x 57.2 cm.)


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    Literature

    The Bystander Magazine, Ldonon, December 1922, page untraced.
    W. Heath Robinson, Inventions, London, 1973, pg. 111.


    Exhibited

    London, Chris Beetles Gallery, W. Heath Robinson, March 4th - 27th, 1987, no, 191.