Illustration to 'Badjelly the witch'

Scope and Content

MS illustration in black of a scene from ‘Badjelly the witch’, some parts coloured in brown and pink. Depicting a tower, surrounded by mountains, with a speech bubble coming out of a window at the top ‘HELP! SAVE US FROM BADJELLY!’ In the foreground of the picture os a large black bird with a mouse sitting on its head, the latter with a speech bubble ‘HURRY JIM! HURRY!’ (This on a separate sticker stuck onto the drawing, overlaying some previous writing which is now unclear). An MS description, also on a separate sticker in the top right hand corner, outlined in black ‘Jim the Giant Eagle and Dingle mouse coming to save Tim and Rose.......’ On the reverse, a black outline showing an earlier attempt at drawing Jim the Giant Eagle, and MS pencil annotations describing how the picture will be inserted into the book.

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