An original 1951 pen & ink drawing, E. Lang A Fall, East Anglian Magazine.
A wonderfully dynamic pen and ink illustration. The drawing was reproduced in an August 1951 edition of East Anglian Magazine, illustrating a journal entry: "Trip over warps and fall face-down in the mud. Regret presence of witnesses."
There is creasing at the lower right corner; otherwise in good condition.
18.5cm x 27cm.
This work forms part of a collection of illustrations associated with East Anglian Magazine from the 1950s. The drawings are by a variety of hands and the quality is exceptionally high – including works by esteemed draughtsmen Paul Hogarth and Andrew Dodds.
East Anglian Magazine was published monthly in Ipswich between 1935 and 1982, was an eclectic collection of stories, illustrations and old photographs relating to the counties of Norfolk, Suffolk, Essex and Cambridgeshire.
The majority of the drawings were reproduced in in this magazine, and by virtue of this they all share a quirky, English appeal – often slightly humorous or oddball, depicting local personalities and customs, or illustrating amusing anecdotes or intriguing scenes from local history.