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ORIGINAL CHILDREN'S BOOK ART "GEISHA GIRLS"
Birn Brothers (London) circa 1935 - ORIGINAL CHILDREN'S BOOK ART Circa 1935. "GEISHA GIRLS" MEDIUM - GOUACHE ON DRAWING BOARD. ARTIST - UNKNOWN DATE - circa 1935. The artwork measures 4 1/4" x 6" on a 7 3/8" x 8" illustration board. A very attractive, bright original gouache painting that was used for a British Girl's Annual entitled PAMELA'S PET featuring three young girls dressed as geishas and a menacing looking man. A wonderful image! The watercolour is by an unidentified British artist. There is the rubber-stamped name of the well known publishers, the Birn Brothers, on the reverse of the artwork with "Pamela's Pet -A fright for three" and the number 6 penciled in blue. This is the original artwork for a short story by Bertha Leonard in the book entitled PAMELA'S PET published by Birn Brothers, undated but circa 1935, a charming collection of 9 Adventure short stories aimed at young girls. CONDITION: The watercolour in bright Fine condition has a mat and is ready to frame. A copy of the original book PAMELA’S PET 1935 BIRN BROTHERS BOOK (see 2nd scan) is included. This delightful board bound book is in very good condition, with just some slight foxing to the pages, a Christmas gift inscription on the front endpaper dated 1935, o/w a solid Very Good or better copy. #005317 Price: $400.00 (Please e-mail to confirm availability and correct postage before ordering.)
      [Bookseller: Michel Lanteigne, Bookseller]
Last Found On: 2017-06-14           Check availability:      AbeBooks    

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