Ilustration to 'William McGonagall: the truth at last'

Scope and Content

Two MS illustrations in black, one by Peter Sellers, on separate pieces of paper but mounted on the same piece of cardboard. The left drawing shows McGonagall with noughts and crosses on his kilt, and a speech bubble ‘oooooh. Sgrab[…]m. Mrwd Navick.. oh.. ARG! XXYL G – ULR!’ The drawing on the right, by Peter Sellers, shows a large man playing bagpipes. Part of the drawing has been erased using Tippex. Signed ‘P. Sellers’ on a separate small piece of paper, taped underneath this drawing. MS annotations in blue on the cardboard ‘82’, circled, above the left picture; ‘86’, circled, above the right picture and a line down the middle of the cardboard to divide the images. On the reverse, an MS annotation in blue ‘2871/24’.

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