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WILLIAM ROBERTS:

The Oxford Manner



Illustration © The Estate of John David Roberts. Reproduced with the permission of the William Roberts Society. Catalogue information based on the catalogue raisonné by David Cleall. For this and full details of the exhibitions cited, see the links below.
Images scanned from the Sedgwick copy of the 1926 Seven Pillars of Wisdom are used by courtesy of Mrs J. Sedgwick and are not to be further reproduced except by permission.


The Oxford Manner

The Oxford Manner, 1925–6
Pen and ink, 28 cm x 19.5 cm

Tailpiece drawing for Lawrence, The Seven Pillars of Wisdom: 'So after two or three comfortable days in Khartoum, resting and reading the Morte d'Arthur in the hospitable palace, I went down towards Cairo, feeling that the responsible person had all my news' (ch. 16).
PROVENANCE: Bayard L. Kilgour Jr > Houghton Library, Harvard University (1966, MS Eng 1653, no. 5)




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