Nicholson, William (1872-1949), 'The Lucky Duck', Lithograph, 1899.

'The Lucky Duck', Lithograph, 1899.

£200.00

Lithograph from 'The Square Book of Animals'. Published by William Heinemann in 1900. Printed on wove paper.

‘There was a Drake, my Duck, at Plymouth Hoe
Played bowls, with Spain’s Armada clear of Dover!
A gamesome spirit! But to him we owe
The peace your farm and all our homesteads know:
For, ere the Spaniard reached our wickets, lo!
Drake bowled him over!’

Verse by Arthur Waugh

Reference: Campbell 73. A.

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