His First Smoke
His First Smoke

JOSHUA CHARLES ARMITAGE Also known as IONICUS (1913-1998)

His First Smoke

c. 1950 United Kingdom

Offered by Sarah Colegrave

£180 gbp
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Joshua Charles Armitage was a popular 20th century illustrator and cartoonist working for many magazine and producing numerous book illustrations and cover designs. He was born in Hoylake, Cheshire and studied at Liverpool School of Art. He took the pen name Ionicus for his first cartoon, which was published in Punch, 24 March 1944. Over the following 40 years he contributed 358 drawings to the magazine. As a book illustrator he work on over 50 Wodehouse titles.
Dimensions
Height 12.00 cm (4.72 inches)
Width 9.50 cm (3.74 inches)
External Height 28.00 cm (11.02 inches)
External Width 24.50 cm (9.65 inches)
Stock Code
1883
Medium
Pen and ink heightened with white, unframed, in conservation mount only
Sarah Colegrave

Sarah Colegrave
London

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