G. K. CHESTERTON PAPERS. VOL. CXIX C (ff. 13). Poems, drawings, etc., writt ... 

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G. K. CHESTERTON PAPERS. VOL. CXIX C (ff. 13). Poems, drawings, etc., written by Chesterton for E. M. Hennell and G. Meates of the Beaconsfield Children's Convalescent Home; circa 1930. Photocopies. Includes: 'Ballade of regret' with cover drawing entitled 'The revival of pantomime' (ff. 1-2), 'Ballade of convalescence' (f. 3), drawings of children "when the dry weather has stopped the bath-water", of Scotsmen sharing a macaroon, of a procession of amputees, of "A vigorous lady — she destroys China", and of a laden peddlar (ff. 4-8), 'Macaroons: an ode' (published in C.W., vol. 10, p. 453) (f. 9), untitled poem beginning "I seek the place of macaroons" (published as 'Macaroons' in C.W., vol. 10, pp. 452-453) (f. 10), placard "The Beaconsfield mysteries - why do we miss Meates?" (f. 11), two different poems entitled 'A happy Xmas' (published in C.W., vol. 10. pp. 278-280) (ff. 12-13).

Edith M. Hennell, of the Beaconsfield Children's Convalescent Home: Gladys Meates, of the Beaconsfield Children's Convalescent Home: Poems, drawings, etc., written for E. M. Hennell and G. Meates of the Beaconsfield Children's Convalescent Home by G. K. Chesterton: circa 1930: Photocopies.

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