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FRANK WATKINS
(1863-1929)

Escaping the Giant

Pen and ink, unframed, in conservation mount only

24 by 29 cm., 9 ¾ by 11 ½ in.
(mount size 40 by 44.5 cm., 15 ¾ by 17 ½ in.)

Frank Henry Watkins was born in Lambeth, London and was the son of a bank clerk.  He worked as a children’s book and comic illustrator in the early 20th century, drawing for many children’s stories including Dolly Twoshoes (1901); The Wonder and Dolly Daydream (1902); Illustrated Chips and Dick and Daisy (1919-1921) and also for Merry Moments.  He provided book illustrations for The Man From the Moon by Philip Carmichael (1909); The Sun’s Babies by Edith Howes (1910); The King Who Never Died: Tales of King Arthur by Dorothy Senior (1910) and Fairy Rings by Edith Howes (1911).  In the 1920s he contributed as a writer and illustrator to a large number of Blackie’s special publications for children including My Own Big Book, My Own Picture Story Book, The Rainy Day Book and others.  Watkins lived at 64 Waldegrave Park, Twickenham.

Price

£80.00

Stock number

1717
Open by appointment and at fairs

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  • Members are elected for their knowledge, integrity and quality of stock
  • Our clients are protected by BADA’s code of conduct
  • Our dealers’ membership is reviewed and renewed annually
  • Bada.org is a non-profit site: clients deal directly with members and they pay no hidden fees
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