Drawing by Stevie Smith for The Frog Prince

Scope and Content

Ink drawing of a woman wearing a hat, on lined paper, c. 17cm x 12.5cm. Paper is cut and torn from a larger sheet and has shorthand notes entitled 'Band' back in Stevie Smith's hand.

With second sheet containing notes relating to the publication of the drawing: the poem it relates to in Stevie Smith's hand; the block / page number, reduction or enlargement, 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 'Piggy to Joey' p 65. The drawing also appears on p 468 of the Collected poems of Stevie Smith, 1975.

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