Saturday, October 22, 2016

Because It's Wombat Day

Dante Gabriel Rossetti lamenting the death of his Wombat which he described as ‘a Joy, a Triumph, a Delight, a Madness'.
From an album of 60 caricature drawings; a tomb behind and overhanging tree.
1869 Pen and brown ink, with brown wash

Via British Museum

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