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The Bundle of Sticks, from 'Baby's Own Aesop'

Crane, Walter, 1900, Publisher's print
The Bundle of Sticks, from 'Baby's Own Aesop'
The Bundle of Sticks, from 'Baby's Own Aesop'
The Bundle of Sticks, from 'Baby's Own Aesop'
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Item no
40084
Title
The Bundle of Sticks, illustrated page from 'Baby's Own Aesop'
Description
An older man, wearing a Phrygian cap and holding a staff, sits on the bole of a tree. Three younger men (and one too is similarly hatted), flank him. On the left the hatted one breaks a stick under his knee, and on the right, the other two are attempting the same with a bundle of sticks. The rhyme reads:
"The Bundle of Sticks

To his sons, who fell out, father spake:
"This bundle of sticks you can't break;
Take them singly, with ease,
You may break as you please,
So, dissension your strength will unmake."

Strength is in unity."
Artist / maker
Date
1900
Size
17.8 x 18.8 cm
Type
Publisher's print
Location
Art and Design Library
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Digital FileElectronic file 72 dpi JPEG
£5.80(inc. VAT 20%)
Digital FileElectronic File 300 dpi TIFF
£29.40(inc. VAT 20%)
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