THE ILLUSTRATORS 2017

THE BRITISH ART OF ILLUSTRATION 1880-2017

Chris Beetles Gallery is pleased to present The Illustrators, the biggest event worldwide for cartoon and illustration collectors.
This year's exhibition features over 600 pictures covering the last two centuries, with prices ranging from £350 to £35,000.

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TYPES I HAVE MET
AN EAST END PREACHER by PHIL MAY

TYPES I HAVE MET AN EAST END PREACHER

TOURIST: 'FINE HEAD THAT CHILD'S GOT. HE'LL BE A GLADSTONE.'
FOND MOTHER: 'DRAT THE MAN! THAT CAN'T BE: HIS FATHER'S A CONSERVATIVE' by PHIL MAY

TOURIST: 'FINE HEAD THAT CHILD'S GOT. HE'LL BE A GLADSTONE.' FOND MOTHER: 'DRAT THE MAN! THAT CAN'T BE: HIS FATHER'S A CONSERVATIVE'

REAL SYMPATHY
ARRY (READING ACCOUNT OF THE WAR IN THE EAST) 'OW I S'Y 'ARRIET, THEY'VE BIN AN TOOK OLD LI 'UNG CHANGS THREE-HEYED PEACOCK FEATHERS ALL OFF 'IM!'
ARRIET (COMPASSIONATELY) 'PORE OLD FELLER.' by PHIL MAY

REAL SYMPATHY ARRY (READING ACCOUNT OF THE WAR IN THE EAST) 'OW I S'Y 'ARRIET, THEY'VE BIN AN TOOK OLD LI 'UNG CHANGS THREE-HEYED PEACOCK FEATHERS ALL OFF 'IM!' ARRIET (COMPASSIONATELY) 'PORE OLD FELLER.'

THE DOTTY ONE (SUDDENLY POPPING HIS HEAD OVER WALL): 'WHAT ARE YOU DOING?'
PISCATOR: 'FISHING!'
DOTTY ONE: 'HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN FISHING?'
PISCATOR: 'SIX HOURS!'
DOTTY ONE: 'CAUGHT ANYTHING?'
PISCATOR: 'NO.'
DOTTY ONE: 'COME INSIDE' by PHIL MAY

THE DOTTY ONE (SUDDENLY POPPING HIS HEAD OVER WALL): 'WHAT ARE YOU DOING?' PISCATOR: 'FISHING!' DOTTY ONE: 'HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN FISHING?' PISCATOR: 'SIX HOURS!' DOTTY ONE: 'CAUGHT ANYTHING?' PISCATOR: 'NO.' DOTTY ONE: 'COME INSIDE'

NOT WHAT HE MEANT
SUPERIOR 'ARRY: 'CABBIE   TO THE   AW   THE PRINCE OF WALES'S.'
CABBIE: 'MARLBORO 'OUSE MY LORD?' by PHIL MAY

NOT WHAT HE MEANT SUPERIOR 'ARRY: 'CABBIE  TO THE AW THE PRINCE OF WALES'S.' CABBIE: 'MARLBORO 'OUSE MY LORD?'

OUR CABBIES by PHIL MAY

OUR CABBIES

MONDAY MORNING by PHIL MAY

MONDAY MORNING

AS IT MIGHT BE by PHIL MAY

AS IT MIGHT BE

AS IT IS by PHIL MAY

AS IT IS

BEAUTIES OF SOUTH AFRICA by PHIL MAY

BEAUTIES OF SOUTH AFRICA

JUDGES OF TO-DAY by PHIL MAY

JUDGES OF TO-DAY

NEVER MIND. I WAS A CHILD MYSELF ONCE! by PHIL MAY

NEVER MIND. I WAS A CHILD MYSELF ONCE!

SUNDAY CLOTHES by PHIL MAY

SUNDAY CLOTHES

'ERE'S LUCK! by PHIL MAY

'ERE'S LUCK!

MEN OF MUSCLE by PHIL MAY

MEN OF MUSCLE

MOTHER by PHIL MAY

MOTHER

DADDY by PHIL MAY

DADDY

FRESH EGGS by PHIL MAY

FRESH EGGS

LITTLE MONKEYS by PHIL MAY

LITTLE MONKEYS

THE FRANCO COMPOSITE AIRCRAFT
THE UPPER COMPONENT: 'THANKS FOR THE LIFT, BUT I'M SURE YOU'LL AGREE THAT I CAN MANAGE NOW WITHOUT YOUR SUPPORT' by ERNEST HOWARD SHEPARD

THE FRANCO COMPOSITE AIRCRAFT THE UPPER COMPONENT: 'THANKS FOR THE LIFT, BUT I'M SURE YOU'LL AGREE THAT I CAN MANAGE NOW WITHOUT YOUR SUPPORT'