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Drawing - Alice in Wonderland cartoon
  • Alice in Wonderland cartoon
    Haselden, William Kerridge, born 1872 - died 1953
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Alice in Wonderland cartoon

  • Object:

    Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    1933 (drawn)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Haselden, William Kerridge, born 1872 - died 1953 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pen and ink on drawing board

  • Credit Line:

    Gabrielle Enthoven Collection

  • Museum number:

    S.1744-2014

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This is one of many pen and Indian ink cartoons drawn by William Kerridge Haselden (1872- 1953) and reproduced in the magazine Punch from 1906 until 1936. Haselden was a self- taught artist who produced both political and theatrical cartoons, originally for Sovereign magazine from 1902-1903 and in 1904 for the next 31 years for the Daily Mirror. He was offered a knighthood by Stanley Baldwin but turned it down because he 'didn't want all that fuss'.

The cartoon depicts actors in character from the Little Theatre production of <i> Alice in Wonderland</i>, 1932 - 1933.

Physical description

Pen and ink cartoon of Alice in Wonderland at the Little Theatre. The characters are depicted sitting around a tea table.

Place of Origin

London (made)

Date

1933 (drawn)

Artist/maker

Haselden, William Kerridge, born 1872 - died 1953 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Pen and ink on drawing board

Marks and inscriptions

Miss Beryl Laverick / (Alice) / Mr. Frank Birch / (March Hare) / Miss Renée Gill / (Dormouse) / Mr. George Hayes / (Mad Hatter)
Haselden signature
Little Theatre - 4 Jan. 1933
Punch
2⅝ days
On front side in ink and pencil

22. Little Theatre. 21st December 1932
2149
On reverse side in pencil and red ink

Dimensions

Height: 19 cm, Width: 27 cm

Descriptive line

Pen and ink cartoon on drawing board by W.K. Haselden (1872-1953) for 'Punch' magazine of Miss Beryl Laverick, Mr. Frank Birch, Miss Renée Gill and Mr. George Hayes in Alice in Wonderland at the Little Theatre, 1933

Materials

Ink; Art board; Pen

Techniques

Drawing (image-making)

Categories

Entertainment & Leisure; Illustration; Caricatures & Cartoons

Collection

Theatre and Performance Collection

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