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Nonsense Alphabet print by Edward Lear


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Nonsense Alphabet
Edward Lear (1812–88)
Pen and Indian ink
Italy, about 1880
© Victoria and Albert Museum, London
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Edward Lear
Edward Lear was an English artist and illustrator known for his literary nonsense in poetry, prose and especially limericks. This print is adapted from Lear's pen and ink drawings in our collection, which dates back to 1880. Featuring 26 drawings depicting a nonsense alphabet, drawings, letter in capital and small size in both Roman and copperplate style. 
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Edward Lear


A2 (42 x 59.4cm)


Gicleé printed 250gsm fine art paper

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