Drawing by Stevie Smith for The Frog Prince

Scope and Content

Ink drawing of a woman with one arm raised above her head, on lined paper, c.13cm x 11.5cm. Paper is cut from a larger sheet, there are fragments of letters, or part of another drawing along one edge; and very faint pencil notes 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, in Stevie Smith's hand; the block / page number, reduction or enlargement, in publisher's hand. This paper too has been torn from a larger sheet, after Stevie Smith made her notes - the title of the poem in Stevie Smith's hand is incomplete.

The drawing was originally attached to this notepaper with a pin.

Published in The Frog Prince, with the poem 'I am a Girl who loves to Shoot' p93

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The drawing also appears on p 496 of the Collected poems of Stevie Smith, 1975