|George Worsley Adamson|
Illustrator and Humorist
The traditional ballad set on Dartmoor in Devon lent itself perfectly to the artist George Adamsons witty pen. Though not a Devonian, Adamson lived in Devon for many years. Faber & Faber published his book of the ballad in 1966, but sadly it is now out of print. Later, however, he adapted his illustrations to make the poster shown here, copies of which are still available from the George W. Adamson Archive.
Everything is there: the words, the drawings, the musical score -- indeed Old Uncle Tom Cobley and all!
Poster size: 35.4 × 23.6 in. (90 × 60 cm)
Click on the poster to see close-up details.
Widdecombe Fair publications by George Adamson