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STARR WOOD SIGNED ORIGINAL PENCIL, PEN, BRUSH, BLACK INK, MONOCHROME WASH GAG CARTOON OF FORMALLY ATTIRED WOMAN AND MAN TALKING-PLUMBER,10 X 12.5, BY 19TH-EARLY 20TH CENTURY BRITISH PUNCH MAGAZINE CARTOONIST

$400.00

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STARR WOOD (1870-1944) ORIGINAL PENCIL, PEN, BRUSH, BLACK INK, MONOCHROME WASH GAG CARTOON, 10 x 12.5, on heavy card stock, by 19th-early 20th century British Punch cartoonist. This cartoon shows formally attired man and woman talking. Wood's handwritten caption (the publisher would later set it in type) reads: “I’m told you completely forgot yourself last night.” “Well, you see: my father was a plumber.” There are a few publisher/printer notations in pencil, general age toning, a few minor stains, otherwise in fine condition.

STARR WOOD turned freelance cartoonist after his first drawing was published in 1892. In addition to his Punch cartoons he contributed to several other British publications, including: Chums, Fun, Judy, Chips, Parade, John Bull, Bystander, Humorist, Passing Show, Tatler and Strand from 1898-1938.

 $400 #10507

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