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Drawing

1975 (published)
Artist/Maker

Drawing of a street scene with a figure riding a motorcycle on the left of the sheet, with their shadow on the brick wall on the right resembling a lion. In front of the shadow are two male figures carrying a ladder between them, looking up at the shadow, and opposite them, further to the left are two men in business attire also looking at the shadow in shock. Above the two men on the left there is another figure looking out a window pointing at the shadow.


Object details

Categories
Object type
Materials and techniques
watercolour, pencil, paper, drawing
Brief description
Original drawing for a double page spread in 'Private Zoo', written by Georges McHargue and illustrated by Michael Foreman, published by Collins, 1975, watercolour and pencil
Physical description
Drawing of a street scene with a figure riding a motorcycle on the left of the sheet, with their shadow on the brick wall on the right resembling a lion. In front of the shadow are two male figures carrying a ladder between them, looking up at the shadow, and opposite them, further to the left are two men in business attire also looking at the shadow in shock. Above the two men on the left there is another figure looking out a window pointing at the shadow.
Dimensions
  • Length: 244mm
  • Width: 634mm
Taken from Departmental Circulation Registers: 1976-1977
Credit line
Acquired from the Artist in 1976.
Object history
Part of a group of originals, prints and proofs of illustration by Michael Foreman, selected in conjunction with the artist in 1976. Copies of the children’s books from which originals are included have been handed to the Library. [Taken from Departmental Circulation Registers: 1976-1977]
Bibliographic reference
Taken from Departmental Circulation Registers: 1976-1977
Collection
Accession number
CIRC.569-1976

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Record createdJuly 1, 2009
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