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Kipling, Rudyard, 1865–1936
The absent minded beggar.
London : Daily mail, c1899.
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1 printed handkerchief : damask cotton ; 62 x 60 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Textiles 17d
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of David Alan Richards, Yale BA 1967, JD 1972
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BEIN Broadsides Folio 2006 56: From the David Alan Richards Collection of Rudyard Kipling.
"Each copy of the design pays a royalty of 6d. to the Absent Minded Beggar Fund of the Daily Mail."
Printed on damask cotton.
Richards, D.A. Rudyard Kipling: a bibliography, A147 (note)
Consists of Kipling's poem, in manuscript facsimile, in four panels surrounding a reproduction of Richard Caton Woodville's drawing of a wounded soldier; the whole within ornamental border with portraits of Lord Roberts and Lord Kitchener (at the top corners) and Sir George White and Sir John French (at the bottom corners).
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Daily mail (London, England)
French, John Denton Pinkstone, Earl of Ypres, 1852-1925 -- Portraits.
Kitchener, Horatio Herbert Kitchener, Earl, 1850-1916 -- Portraits.
Richards, David Alan, 1945- -- Ownership.
Roberts, Frederick Sleigh Roberts, Earl, 1832-1914 -- Portraits.
South African War, 1899-1902 -- Civilian relief.
White, George, Sir, 1835-1912 -- Portraits.
Cloth prints.
Printed textile materials.
Woodville, Richard Caton, 1856-1927, illustrator.
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