Chapter IV "The Animal Village," "The Pirate's Song"
Black ink with touches of white correction fluid on heavy wove paper
Sheet: 13 5/8 x 12 7/8 in. (34.6 x 32.7 cm) (show scale)
Signed in black ink, lower right: "Birch / [circular symbol]"
Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "Chap IV / The Pirates Song / 'But the sharks saw the [sh..t?] / In their [gaudy?] boat. / And said "There's a dinner for me."
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Reginald Birch (American, born London, England, 1856-1943). Chapter IV "The Animal Village," "The Pirate's Song," 1940. Black ink with touches of white correction fluid on heavy wove paper, Sheet: 13 5/8 x 12 7/8 in. (34.6 x 32.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of William G. Lord, 68.225.9 (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.68.225.9.jpg)
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