Illustration to 'William McGonagall: the truth at last'

Scope and Content

MS illustration in black, cut in half but the pieces mounted on the same piece of cardboard, depicting McGonagall shouting from the top of a bridge. The left section shows part of the bridge, and part of a speech bubble with the words ‘oooh. Queen Victoria It wont [sic] be long before I saw yer [sic]’. The section on the right shows the small figure, in Scottish dress, the remainder of the bridge and another speech bubble ‘(past oh’s) mac oooooooo [...]’. MS annotations in blue on the cardboard ‘72’, circled, above the left picture; ‘73’, circled, above the right picture and a line down the middle of the cardboard to divide the images, labelled ‘SPLIT’ at both ends. On the reverse, an MS annotation in blue ‘2871/24’.

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