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GLAHA 52930: Photograph of a pencil drawing and lettering c.1899-1905 - click to view larger image

GLAHA 52930
Photograph of a pencil drawing and lettering c.1899-1905
(photograph)

DES MACNAIR, James Herbert; (Scottish; 1868-1955)


Materials:
photograph adhered to the card
Dimensions:
12.7 x 5.8 (photo) 17.7 x 8.8 (incl. card)
Frame:
Marks:
inscr. in pencil on verso "With love & best wished from Bertie / & Frances"; s. b.r. (original drawing) "J. HERBERT MCNAIR INV. DEL."; inscr. (original drawing) "THE SUN RETURNS THE LITTLE SUN-BEAMS SAY / A SHORTER JOURNEY NOW WE'LL HAVE EACH / DAY WITH JOY INDEED WE ALL WOULD / SHOUT ALOUD HAD WE NOT GOT ENTANG / -LED IN THIS CLOUD WE'LL COME IN / CROWDS AND WAKE THE SLEEPING EARTH / AND SMILE UPON HER TILL SHE RISE IN / MIRTH"
References:
Notes:
The inscription to this drawing suggests that it was a greetings card. MacNair often designed his own cards.
Keywords:
PHOTOGRAPH : ARCHIVAL : DRAWING : STYLISED FIGURES : CRM ONLINE :

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