#GlobalNews: “Original map of Hundred Acre Wood from Winnie the Pooh goes up for auction in London” #Toronto #Montreal #Calgary #Ottawa #Canada
LONDON — The authentic map of the Hundred Acre Wood from the Winnie the Pooh youngsters’s tales is about to go underneath the hammer, with an estimated price ticket of as much as US$200,000.
The ink sketch drawn by E.H. Shepard in 1926 lays out the much-loved fictional world created by A.A. Milne, depicting characters Winnie-the-Pooh, Christopher Robin, Piglet and Eeyore.
“It’s such a valuable piece because it’s such an obvious entry into the world of Winnie the Pooh,” stated Philip Errington, e book and illustrations senior specialist at public sale home Sotheby’s.
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“It’s there as you open the book of the first edition, it’s there on the end papers. It’s also there in the Disney cartoon,” he added, referring to the 1966 movie, Winnie the Pooh and the Honey Tree.
The map, with an estimate of 100,000 – 150,000 kilos (US$133,260-$200,000), will probably be auctioned on the English Literature, History, Science, Children’s Books and Illustrations sale in July.
Four different Winnie-the-Pooh illustrations by Shepard are additionally being provided, together with considered one of Christopher Robin and Pooh strolling to say goodbye, as in Milne’s ending in “The House at Pooh Corner.”
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