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Artist or CreatorW.K. Haselden
Title or CaptionFarmer Giles comes to London for the Royal Wedding. No. 1.[caption on reverse]
Extent1 item
Published byDaily Mirror
Date23 Apr 1923
FormatArtwork
Size31 x 39cm
TechniqueBlack ink
Embedded text or transcript"View from the train. I was disapointed in the grandure of London"
"They be in a great hurry here.
I thought the young feller who took my bag was bolting with it"
"He pushed me into a cab and said 'Where to' and I says [sic] 'I dunno'" [sic]
"Driver he says there be nice hotels near The Strand so I says drive to one" [sic]
"So he druv [sic]. They do be in a great hurry in London" [sic]
"The hotel is not like the 'Sheep an' Cobweb' at Rusboro'"
Lift
Cloak Room
Grill Room
Enquiry
Person DepictedElizabeth; Queen, (1900-2002); consort of George VI, King of Great Britain,
NotesPencil notes at top margin read 'No. 1. Farmer Giles pays his first visit to London in order to see the wedding festivities. His illustrated diary (or letters home)
Subjectsignorance
dialects
Hotels
taxis
railway porters
passenger trains
farmers
London
dukes
royal weddings
visitors
Series37F
Copyright contact details22nd Floor One Canada Square Canary Wharf London E14 5AP 020 7293 3700 desk@mirrorpix.com
Location of artworkBritish Cartoon Archive
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GB/BCA/1687Elizabeth; Queen, (1900-2002); consort of George VI, King of Great Britain,1900-2002   
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