Jan 24, 2013 - Sale 2300

Sale 2300 - Lot 256

Price Realized: $ 1,320
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Estimate: $ 1,000 - $ 1,500
ERNEST H. SHEPHERD. 'Children's Costumes.'
Pen and ink, wash and pencil. 425x630 mm; 16 3/4x24 3/4 inches. Double-page illustration on two sheets for James Laver's 'From Nudity to Pantalettes: An Account of Children's Costume Through the Ages,' The Illustrated London News, Christmas Number, 1959. Signed lower right. Mounted and matted.

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This survey of styles of British children's clothing from 1820 to 1959, drawn by the illustrator of Winnie the Pooh, includes references to Kate Greenaway and Reginald R. Birch's famous depiction of Little Lord Fauntleroy.