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'Singing Fool' by Hubert Dail

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Britain (printed)

  • Date:

    1929 (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Readers Library Publishing Co. Ltd

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Printed book jacket

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case GG, shelf 178

Physical description

Printed book jacket for 'Singing Fool' by Hubert Dail. There is a man in a tuxedo seated with his daughter on his knee in a playroom. They are smiling joyfully at each other. There is a rocking horse and drum in the background. On the back cover is a fashionable woman looking across to the father and child, holding a lipstick and a hand mirror.

Place of Origin

Britain (printed)


1929 (printed)


Readers Library Publishing Co. Ltd

Materials and Techniques

Printed book jacket


Height: 291 mm, Width: 170 mm

Descriptive line

Book jacket for an illustrated edition of 'Singing Fool' by Hubert Dail, published by The Reader's Library. Great Britain, 1929.





Subjects depicted

Drums; Fathers; Playrooms; Children; Couples; Rocking


Books; Prints


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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