London, South Kensington
16 July 1999
Ronald William Fordham Searle (b. 1920)
"Kno Yore Instrument: This is the skool piano you kno the one which go WAM PLUNK BISH BASH ZUNK..."
signed and dated 'Ronald Searle 1954', inscribed as title and further inscribed 'Molesworth: How To be Topp [page 83] Music Lessons:'
pen and black ink, unframed
13 x 10in. (33.7 x 25.4cm.)
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An original illustration for Molesworth: How to be Topp, published Max Parrish, London, 1954, p.83
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