Correspondence between Spike and Desmond Milligan

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Two TS letters between Spike Milligan and his brother Desmond Milligan, referring to the latter’s drawings for ‘The looney’. The first ddressed to Desmond in Sydney, Australia and dated ‘29th January, 1987’. Spike gives Desmond feedback on his illustration (see Item 5 below). note ‘AWAITING DRAWING’ in the top left hand corner. Desmond’s reply, dated ‘20th March 1987’ begins ‘Dear Hairy’ and refers to four enclosed drawings. Offers to produce more illustrations if needed and mentions the alterations made to a drawing, presumably that mentioned in Spike’s letter (Item 5 below). MS signature ‘Desmond’.

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