Lot 109: Illustration to John Milton's poem At a Vacation Exercise

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Description: Sidney Harold Meteyard (1868-1947) Illustration to John Milton's poem At a Vacation Exercise signed and dated 'S. Meteyard. 13' (lower left) and further inscribed 'Good luck befriend thee son, for at/Thy birth/The fairy ladies danced upon/The hearth' (on a label attached to the backing) pencil, blue ink and watercolour heightened with white, with scratching out 11 x 7½ in. (28 x 19 cm.)
Artist or Maker: Sidney Harold Meteyard (1868-1947)
Exhibited: Birmingham, Birmingham City Museum and Art Gallery, Masterly Art , 1986.
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