London, South Kensington
13 June 2002
Ronald William Fordham Searle (b. 1920)
Every skool hav a resident buly who is fat
signed and dated 'Ronald Searle/1954' (lower left) and inscribed 'Every skool hav a resident buly who is fat./How to be Topp. p49' (lower right)
pencil and pen and ink, unframed
10 x 8¼in. (25.5 x 21cm.)
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An original illustration for How to be Topp, Max Parrish, London 1954, p. 49.
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