Sketch book, History Illustrated by Spider Web

Production date
04 Jul 1904

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A sketch book filled with several drawings by Alice Webb who used the pen name Spider Web.

The sketch book is titled: History Illustrated by Spider Web (Alice Webb).

In the front of the book is a dedication to her Mother: Mother from Alice, July 30 1904. All by my lone, I done it.

There is an index of the drawings on the first page. An example of the illustrations within the sketch book are: The battle of Waterloo, minus the loo, which shows Mrs Webb giving the chooks water; The Ormondville organist; The life and death of a slabber and other stories about Ormondville life.

At the back is another dedication to her Mother: To her, who in my childhood days, Instructed me in many ways; Who said All learning you will find In Mangnalls Questions fill your mind! And still in my declining youth Imparts to me, much useful truth, For her, this nonsense I create. To her, this book I dedicate.
A F W Ormondville.
30 July 1904.
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Media/Materials description
Blue cloth cover, drawing paper, gold writing on front with black ink sketches.
Length x Width: 144 x 138mm
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Credit line
from the estate of Miss Elizabeth Webb
Other number(s)
m99/78/322, 29621
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