Drawing by Stevie Smith for The Frog Prince

Scope and Content

Ink drawing of a figure wearing a hat on lined paper, c. 11cm x 5cm. Paper is cut from a larger sheet and has fragments of writing on the front and back in Stevie Smith's hand.

With second sheet containing notes relating to the publication of the drawing: the poem it relates to, its position within the poem and instruction to remove horizontal lines, in Stevie Smith's hand; the block / page number, reduction or enlargement, and instructions to take out the printed lines and fragments of writing, in publisher's hand. The drawing was originally attached to this notepaper with a pin. Published in The Frog Prince, with the poem 'Dear Child of God', p 20. The drawing also appears on p 424 of the Collected poems of Stevie Smith, 1975.

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