LEAR | "There was an old person of Mold", ink, [c.1861]
"There was an Old Person of Mold"
110 by 195mm., ink drawing with three-line limerick below, unsigned, mounted, framed and glazed, some browning
A version of the drawing was published in A Book of Nonsense, third edition, in 1861. Schiller records one other version: in a collection at the Houghton Library, University of Harvard (see Schiller, Nonsensus, 1988, p. 81). The Houghton copy has a number of textual variants. The present version follows the printed text.
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