Drawing by Stevie Smith for The Frog Prince

Scope and Content

Ink drawing of a woman in a long dress, on lined paper, c. 9cm x 3cm. Paper is cut from a larger sheet and has writing on the back in Stevie Smith's hand. With second sheet containing notes relating to the publication of the drawing: the poem it relates to, and its position within the poem in Stevie Smith's hand; the block / page number, reduction or enlargement, and instructions to take out the printed lines in publisher's hand. The drawing was originally attached to this notepaper with a pin. Published in The Frog Prince, with the poem 'I had a dream ...' p 17. Writing on reverse, may be part of a letter or draft letter: "I enclose". The drawing also appears on p 421 of the Collected poems of Stevie Smith, 1975

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