Illustration of Bhadravati watching over a sleeping Suniti – Image

Series nameProse: The Conversations of Cow
Description

This illustration depicts the character Suniti sleeping and her travelling companion, Bhadravati the cow watching over her. The drawing is in pencil and paint and was drawn by American feminist writer and artist Mary Meigs (1917-2002).

Date of Creation / Publication1985
CreatorMeigs, Mary
Associated Person/ OrganisationNamjoshi, Suniti
LocationToronto
Collection and Reference NumberSuniti Namjoshi Collection (GB 2661 SN)
Catalogue NumberSN/PR/CC/6
CopyrightThe Creator and/ or the associated person or organisation where applicable.
Access to originalsThe originals are located with Suniti Namjoshi and at the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library at the University of Toronto, Canada.
Series notesThe digital material in this file relates to Suniti Namjoshi's satirical fable, The Conversations of Cow (The Women's Press Limited, 1985). The images include an extract from the book, a hand-written transcript and twelve drawings, intended as illustrations, by Mary Meigs.
Collection notesThe digitised material in the Suniti Namjoshi Collection features extracts of several published books, including poetry novels and fables. It also includes black and white family photographs and pencil drawings of (unused) illustrations for her novel 'The Conversations of Cow', as well as an extract of an interview transcript.
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