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Saturday, September 4 • 10:00am - 10:30am
Two Boys at the Seaside

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While investigating the references to Tolkien’s unpublished sketches of Trwyn Llanbedrog in North Wales I found that some of the archived sketches bore a striking resemblance to other features of the coastline near Llanbedrog. This paper outlines this investigation and goes on to present an argument for alternative locations for two published sketches. The two sketches in question appear in Hammond and Scull’s J.R.R. Tolkien: Artist and Illustrator and Chronology with the titles ‘Ship at Anchor’ and ‘Two Boys at the Seaside’.

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Ian Spittlehouse

Ian Spittlehouse has been a Tolkien Society member since 2004 and is a long-standing contributor to the Southfarthing Smial, Southampton, England. His involvement with the Society has included the role of Officer Without Portfolio (2010 – 2016) during which time he liaised with... Read More →

Saturday September 4, 2021 10:00am - 10:30am BST
1 - Mary Ogilvie Lecture Theatre & Online (Webinar Strand)