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Lord Ickenham, as usual, remained suave and debonair. "Ah, Lady Constance. I have just been telling the boys in this back room about the Duke's unfortunate accident."
Date: 1939
Medium: Ink on illustration board
Dimensions: composition: 14 1/8 × 9 13/16 in. (35.9 × 24.9 cm) sheet: 18 3/4 × 12 in. (47.6 × 30.5 cm)
Illustration Citation: "Uncle Fred in the Springtime," by P. G. Wodehouse, in The Saturday Evening Post, May 6, 1939
Credit Line: Louisa du Pont Copeland Memorial Fund, 1979
Object Number: 1979-69
About: James W. Williamson illustrated both stories and advertisements. This scene occurs in one of the novels of P. J. Wodehouse, who was famous for his humorous tales of the British aristocracy.
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