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Winnie-the-pooh map sold for a half of million

The illustration that was created by E.H. Shepard sold in London for $571,000 dollars.  The original drawing was illustrated in 1926. E.H Shepard wanted his work to be revered by many. Having served in World War I while still creating illustrations highlighting what is going on. His past work still had humor in it, showing the lighter side of humanity. He boosted the spirits of everybody in the time of war while still working for the publication called Punch.

Being suggested to  A.A Milne, they put together a classic for the children too enjoy for many decades to come. A.A Milne also served in the military as well during WWI. During the time of the war he wrote his first play, Wurzel-Flummery. After being discharged he had penned many successful playwrights and novels. Both artist being in the arts during the war, they both made something that reflected a light-heart spirit for children to enjoy. The impact of these artist show why this piece is valued at such a high-price. The map comes from the first edition of Winnie-the-pooh.

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