London, South Kensington
29 June 2011
Ronald William Fordham Searle (b.1920)
'Hell - my best scotch!'
signed and dated 'Ronald Searle/1949' (lower right) and inscribed 'Hell - my best scotch!' (on the mount, lower centre) and further inscribed 'Slaughterhouse page 35 Hell! My best scotch' (on the mount, lower left)
pen and black ink, unframed
6 5/8 x 5½ in. (16.8 x 14 cm.)
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Lilliput, London, September 1949.
Ronald Searle, The St. Trinian's Story, London, 1959, p. 68.
Ronald Searle, St. Trinian's: The entire appalling business, New York, 2007.
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