‘Who are you?’ he said at last. ‘Are you a ghost?’

Drawing
ca. 1911 (made)
Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Watercolour drawing of a boy sitting in bed. A girl stands next to the bed wearing a nightdress and shawl, and carrying a candle.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Watercolour
Brief Description
Charles Robinson, ‘Who are you?’ he said at last. ‘Are you a ghost?’. Drawing for illustration to ‘The Secret Garden’ by Frances Hodgson Burnett, published by Henemann, London, 1911. Pen and ink and watercolour

Physical Description
Watercolour drawing of a boy sitting in bed. A girl stands next to the bed wearing a nightdress and shawl, and carrying a candle.
Dimensions
  • Image height: 274mm
  • Image width: 185mm
  • Sheet height: 297mm
  • Sheet width: 200mm
Style
Credit line
Bequeathed by Miss Edith Mary Robinson, daughter of the artist.
Object history
E.169 to 189-1982 bequeathed by Miss Edith Mary Robinson, daughter of the artist.



Literary Reference‘The Secret Garden’ by Frances Hodgson Burnett, published by Henemann, London, 1911.
Bibliographic Reference
Coombs, Katherine British watercolours : 1750-1950 . London: V&A Publications, 2012p.104, pl.95
Collection
Accession Number
E.169-1982

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