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    Thomas Heath Robinson Signed Illustrations (5). A group of five illustrations, done in pen, ink, and pencil, signed either "T.H. Robinson" or "T. Heath Robinson." At least four of the five illustrations were done for The Chronicles of Addington Peace, and are as follows:

    1) 13.5" x 11.75" (sight), no place; circa 1904-1905. Untitled. Matted to measure 17.5" x 13.25" overall.
    2) 9.25" x 13.5" (sight), no place; circa 1904-1905. Titled "Sir Andrew's been shot-shot dead." Matted to measure 13.25" x 17.25" overall.
    3) 5" x 12" (sight), no place; circa 1904-1905. Titled "He was a big bully of a fellow." Matted to measure 9" x 16" overall.
    4) 7.25" x 9.5" (sight), no place; circa 1904-1905. Titled "A street lamp showed him to me clearly." Matted to measure 11.25" x 13.5" overall.
    5) 11" x 9" (sight), no place; circa 1904-1905. Titled "They remained for some time together." Matted to measure 15" x 13" overall.

    English illustrator, Thomas Heath Robinson (1869-1954), illustrated children's books such as, The King's Sons, Child's Book of Saints, The Mad Hatter, and William Tell. He also did illustrations for The Strand Magazine. Although he was never as revered as his brothers Charles Heath Robinson and William Heath Robinson, he still had a successful career in art. The Chronicles of Addington Peace were six detective short stories, written by Bertram F. Robinson and published in The Lady's Home Magazine between August 1904 and January 1905.

    The illustrations have varying degrees of toning, soiling and foxing. With chipping and wear to the mat and corners. Good.


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