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Books, Maps & Ephemera(#172BK) 15/03/2019 10:30 AM GMT Closed

Lot 13 of 207: Cottingley Fairies Interest Wright (Elsie) Two watercolours, one signed Elsie Wright 1918 and one Elsie Hill 1948 (Elsie's married name), both framed and glazed. The 1918 picture is Cottingley Beck, which ran at the bottom of Elsie's garden, and by which Elsie and Frances Griffiths took their famous fairy pictures. These photographs were first taken in 1917. The story goes that Elsie's mother was frustrated with the girls coming back wet from playing in the Beck. They insisted they went to see

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Sold For:£180
Estimate: £200 - £300

Books, Maps & Ephemera(#172BK)  15/03/2019 10:30 AM GMT  Closed