India in London
A full page engraving of sketches drawn by Louis Wain showing scenes from an Indian Exhibition in London. It shows dancing girls; men playing various instruments including Sitar, Tabba (single tabla), Cup Ringer etc. Also a village scene.
Louis Wain 1860-1939 was an English artist best known for his drawings (which often featured large-eyed cats and kittens) of anthropomorphised animals. He was associated with the National Cat Club. He died in Napsbury Hospital St Albans on 4 July 1939.
There is unrelated text on the reverse of the page. It measures overall 400 x 275 mm (15.5 x 10.5 " ) approximately. There is a little age yellowing - please check the larger picture for condition. This item will be packaged in a tube unless otherwise requested.
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