11 Nov 2006-4 Feb 2007. The Man Who Drew Pooh and Toad is the title of this exhibition of illustrations and artworks by English artist Ernest H. Shepard (1879-1976). Best known for his drawings of human-like animals in A. A. Milnes Winnie the Pooh and Kenneth Grahames The Wind in the Willows, Shepards work also included cartoons for Punch magazine, where he was resident staff cartoonist, as well as illustrations for a number of childrens books. This exhibition includes images of Ratty, Mole, Christopher Robin and Winnie the Pooh as well as a wide selection of Shepards lesser known works. It has been prepared in conjunction with the University of Surreys E. H. Shepard Archive. Admission 3.50, under-16s 2.50, concessions 3. Daily 10.00-17.00, 24, 25 & 31 Dec and 1 Jan closed.
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The art of E.H. Shepard.
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