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The Ass and the Sick Lion, from 'Baby's Own Aesop'

Crane, Walter, 1900, Publisher's print
The Ass and the Sick Lion, from 'Baby's Own Aesop'
The Ass and the Sick Lion, from 'Baby's Own Aesop'
The Ass and the Sick Lion, from 'Baby's Own Aesop'
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Item no
40090
Title
The Ass and the Sick Lion, illustrated page from 'Baby's Own Aesop'
Description
A train of deer (does and fawns), rabbits, and a pair of kid goats, snake up the picture into the top right-hand corner where a lion's head and front paws emerge from a dark cave. Beside the lion is a skull and bone, and in the very foreground of the picture is a donkey. The rhyme reads:
"The Ass and the Sick Lion

Crafty lion, perhaps with the gout,
Kept his cave; where, to solve any doubt,
Many visitors go:
But the ass, he said "No!
They go in, but I've seen none come out."

Reason from results."

At the very bottom of the picture is a banner that reads, "The End".
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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