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Heath Robinson's Golf W. Heath Robinson

Heath Robinson's Golf By W. Heath Robinson

Heath Robinson's Golf by W. Heath Robinson


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Summary

A collection of full-page cartoons on the hapless antics of the portly golfer and his long-suffering caddie, including `How Noah Managed to Keep his Hand in during the Flood', the `Origin of Plus Fours', the multiple meanings of `an Awkward Lie' and the highly amusing invention of `Pogo Golf': a gem for the golf enthusiast.

Heath Robinson's Golf Summary

Heath Robinson's Golf: Classic Cartoons and Ingenious Contraptions by W. Heath Robinson

W. Heath Robinson is best known for his hilarious drawings of zany contraptions, though his work ranged across a wide variety of topics covering many aspects of British life in the decades following the First World War. Starting out as a watercolour artist, he quickly turned to the more lucrative field of book illustration and developed his forte in satirical drawings and cartoons. He was regularly commissioned by the editors of Tatler and The Sketch and in great demand from advertising companies. Collections of his drawings were subsequently published in many different editions and became so successful as to transform Heath Robinson into a household name, celebrated for his eccentric brand of British humour. A collection of full-page cartoons on the hapless antics of the portly golfer and his long-suffering caddie, including `How Noah Managed to Keep his Hand in during the Flood', the `Origin of Plus Fours', the multiple meanings of `an Awkward Lie' and the highly amusing invention of `Pogo Golf': a gem for the golf enthusiast.

About W. Heath Robinson

William Heath Robinson (31 May 1872 - 13 September 1944) was an English cartoonist and illustrator best known for drawings of ridiculously complicated machines for achieving simple objectives.

Additional information

GOR006869006
9781851244331
1851244336
Heath Robinson's Golf: Classic Cartoons and Ingenious Contraptions by W. Heath Robinson
Used - Very Good
Hardback
The Bodleian Library
2015-06-19
64
N/A
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