Drawing by Stevie Smith for The Frog Prince

Scope and Content

Ink drawing of a dancing figure, on lined paper, c. 12.5cm x 10cm. Paper is cut from a larger sheet. With second sheet containing notes relating to the publication of the drawing: the poem it relates to and other incomplete notes (crossed out) 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 'How Cruel is the Story of Eve' p 78

This item is linked to U DP/209/14. The second sheet with notes here is part of the same sheet as that attached to U DP/209/14, the paper was torn in half along a diagonal line - possibly by the publisher. The second sheet in U DP/209/14 includes the end of the incomplete note described here. The drawing also appears on p 481 of the Collected poems of Stevie Smith, 1975

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