Illustration to 'William McGonagall: the truth at last'

Scope and Content

Two MS illustrations in black, in separate sections but mounted on the same piece of cardboard. The left section shows McGonagall looking out of a cell window. The section on the right shows the tower of the prison, with a bagpipe player on top of it, and McGonagall’s speech bubble ‘oh Terrible City Jail | Filled with terrible Men | If only I had some bail | I’d never come back | again | 3/100 | See me after school | SM’ (this last written in much smaller writing at the bottom underneath the poem itself). MS annotations in blue on the cardboard ‘100’, circled, above the left section; ‘101’, circled, above the right section and a line down the middle of the cardboard to divide the images, labelled ‘SPLIT’ at the top. On the reverse, an MS annotation in blue ‘2871/24’.

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