Drawing

Alice in Wonderland cartoon

1933 (drawn)

Haselden

Height: 19 cm, Width: 27 cm

S.1744-2014 T&P

Pen and ink cartoon on drawing board by W.K. Haselden (1872-1953) for 'Punch' magazine of Miss Beryl Laverick, Mr. Frank Birch, Miss Renée Gill and Mr. George Hayes in Alice in Wonderland at the Little Theatre, 1933

Pen and ink cartoon of Alice in Wonderland at the Little Theatre. The characters are depicted sitting around a tea table.

This is one of many pen and Indian ink cartoons drawn by William Kerridge Haselden (1872- 1953) and reproduced in the magazine Punch from 1906 until 1936. Haselden was a self- taught artist who produced both political and theatrical cartoons, originally for Sovereign magazine from 1902-1903 and in 1904 for the next 31 years for the Daily Mirror. He was offered a knighthood by Stanley Baldwin but turned it down because he 'didn't want all that fuss'. The cartoon depicts actors in character from the Little Theatre production of <i> Alice in Wonderland</i>, 1932 - 1933.

Gabrielle Enthoven Collection

Location: In Storage

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