George Shelton as "Smee":
the nonconformist pirate in Peter Pan.
|Main Creator:||Wilson, David, 1873-1935, artist.|
Illustration of the actor George Shelton, who starred in a theatre production of J. M. Barrie's play 'Peter Pan, or The Boy Who Wouldn't Grow Up ' in London in January 1917. He is shown on a beach, with rocks in the extreme left and the sun setting behin a rock on the middle distance. The tide is shown coming in and he looks down at the waves. He is wearing a large green greatcoat, a striped black and white top, a silver doublet and large boots. A pistol and gun are shown stuffed under his belt. He wears glasses and has his hair tied up in a kerchief. A smaller illustration underneath this main picture shows Captain Hook being chased by a crocodile. Inscribed l.l. in ink 'To J. H.' [Joseph Holloway] and signed by artist underneath this inscription.
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Physical description: 1 drawing on board: ink and gouache ; 31.2 x 24.9 cm.
Forms part of: The Joseph Holloway Collection.
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|PD 2159 TX (47) 9||
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Reproduction rights owned by National Library of Ireland.