Original drawings of Winnie-the-Pooh will go on display at the V&A for the first time in nearly 40 years as part of the UK’s largest ever exhibition on Winnie-the-Pooh, A.A. Milne and E.H. Shepard. The exhibition will explore Milne’s storytelling including his wonderful and humorous use of language. It will also look at how Shepard produced enduring illustrations, combining expressive line with white space and an understated humour matching that of Milne. Spanning more than 90 years of history of the popular British bear, the exhibition delves into the archives of the V&A, The Walt Disney Company, Egmont Publishing, The Shepard Trust and The University of Surrey. Items of international significance will be on show, including original illustrations, manuscripts, proofs and early editions, letters, photographs, cartoons, ceramics and fashion. Find out more about the Winnie-the-Pooh exhibition from the V&A’s website.
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