Inscribed on mount, "He thought he saw a Coach-and-four/ That stood beside his bed/ He looked again, and found it was/ A bear without a Head/ 'Poor thing', he said, 'poor silly thing!/ It's waiting to be fed!'"
One of 25 drawings preparatory for illustrations to Lewis Carroll's "Sylvie and Bruno" and "Sylvie and Bruno Concluded".
Lewis Carroll, "Sylvie and Bruno", v. 1, p. 117.
Whitney, John Hay, former owner.
Carroll, Lewis, 1832-1898. Sylvie and Bruno.