STARR WOOD (1870-1944) SIGNED ORIGINAL PENCIL, PEN, BLACK INK GAG CARTOON, “Starr W.”, 10 x 12.5, on heavy card stock, by 19th-early 20th century British Punch cartoonist. This cartoon shows man covering his eyes while a nude woman put on her swimming suit. Wood's handwritten caption (the publisher would later set it in type) reads: “And me a Scout Master!” There are a few publisher/printer notations in pencil, general age toning, some small stains, otherwise the main image is 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.
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