A Quantity of unframed Illustrations by Alan Wright (1864-1959) for Professor Philanderpan by G.E. Farrow, including: The professor produced and dusted out a silver snuff-box; I did it on porpoise - ha, ha, laughed the fish; Two struggling figures cork-screwing up the waterspout; May I ask why, sir? demanded the Poet; Round & round & round & round; Its the professor and Mrs Philanderpan!; A bird in the hand is not worth two in the bush, and others, all signed with monogram and inscribed

A Quantity of unframed Illustrations by Alan Wright (1864-1959) for Professor Philanderpan by G.E. Farrow, including: The professor produced and dusted out a silver snuff-box; I did it on porpoise - ha, ha, laughed the fish; Two struggling figures cork-screwing up the waterspout; May I ask why, sir? demanded the Poet; Round & round & round & round; Its the professor and Mrs Philanderpan!; A bird in the hand is not worth two in the bush, and others, all signed with monogram and inscribed

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A Quantity of unframed Illustrations by Alan Wright (1864-1959) for Professor Philanderpan by G.E. Farrow, including: The professor produced and dusted out a silver snuff-box; I did it on porpoise - ha, ha, laughed the fish; Two struggling figures cork-screwing up the waterspout; May I ask why, sir? demanded the Poet; Round & round & round & round; Its the professor and Mrs Philanderpan!; A bird in the hand is not worth two in the bush, and others, all signed with monogram and inscribed
8.5/8 x 6in. (22 x 15.2cm.) and smaller (21)
Literature
Professor Philanderpan by G.E. Farrow, 1904

Lot Essay

Alan Wright was a painter, postcard designer, children's writer and illustrator. He is particularly remembered for his line drawings for G.E. Farrow's Wallypug series of books published between 1897 and 1905. Professor Philanderpan belongs to this series.
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