'Sovra leaned out cautiously to watch' [colour plate]

Scope and Content

Watercolour and pencil illustration by Elinor Lyon to illustrate her book 'We Daren't Go A-Hunting'. The illustration has the title, an extract from the passage it illustrates, inscribed below it and it is initialled 'EBL'. This colour plate was not published in the book, but the text it illustrates appears on page 61 of the published work. A manuscript note on the reverse of the illustration reads 'We Daren't Go A-Hunting ms page 60 book 61'.

The illustration is surface-mounted onto a thin sheet of paper which has holes punched in the right-hand margin to allow the illustration to be inserted into a ring-binder.