Figure With Snake

Scope and Content

Printing plate etched with drawing by Mervyn Peake of oriental figure wearing a loin cloth and a pointed hat kneeling next to a snake wearing a crown. This image was published in Poems and Drawings by Mervyn Peake (London: Keepsake Press, 1965). Block inscribed 'Peake'. The image is dated 1956 but it is unclear whether the printing plate is contemporaneous.

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Not Public Record(s)

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Dimensions: 192mm x 142mm x 22mm