Illustration to 'William McGonagall: the truth at last'

Scope and Content

Two MS illustrations in black, on separate pieces of paper but mounted on the same piece of cardboard. The left drawing is of a castle on a hill, with a small figure below it, presumably McGonagall, with a speech bubble ‘I canna gae an farther Im at the bottom’. A head is leaning out of one of the castle windows with the speech bubble ‘Get the hoses on him.’ The drawing on the right shows McGonagall standing in the middle of a large rug, with what appears to be bagpipes next to him, and a speech bubble ‘ohhhh Beautiful Afghanistan Carpet Belonging to the Queen’. MS annotations in blue on the cardboard ‘92’, circled, above the left picture; ‘95’, 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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