Item #CL206-30 The Boy Scout – The Nation’s Hope. After Fred Roe, 1864–1947 Brit.
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The Boy Scout – The Nation’s Hope

1914. Colour lithograph, annotated “Pears” in image lower right, text including title and artist in upper and lower margins, 37.7 x 45.5cm. Repaired tears and creases to edge of image and margins. Linen backed.

Text includes “Dedicated by permission to Lieut. General Sir Robert Baden-Powell, KCB, KCVO, Etc, Etc. This is one of three plates presented with Pears’ Annual, 1919. Printed in England. From the original watercolour drawing by Fred Roe, RI. In the possession of Messrs. Pears.”

This is an early illustration of the Scout Movement for boys, which was founded in August 1907 by Lieutenant-General Robert Stephenson Smyth Baden-Powell, 1st Baron Baden-Powell (1857–1941), who was a British Army officer and writer. He and sister Agnes later founded the Scout Movement for girls in 1910.

Item #CL206-30

Price (AUD): $990.00  other currencies

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