Dog and ducks

Harrison Weir

circa 1880

Wood engraving from coloured blocks engraved by Edmund Evans

8½ x 6½ inches

Pictorial frontispiece for Animal Stories Old and New, written and illustrated by Harrison Weir.

Harrison Weir at his most sentimental, showing a dog looking after a duck and its ducklings. This type of imagery surely informs the film-making of Walt Disney.

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Scanned image and text by Simon Cooke

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