01 Harpo Marx in an advertisement for Smirnoff's Vodka, Sept 1961
representation an article on Hiccups, from LOOK magazine
03 from Leslie Wood, The Story of Little Red Engine, Faber and Faber undated c1950
04 05 Gerard Hoffnung, The imaging of a Snore from Lilliput Magazine ....And Things that go hrr-hrr-hrr in the Night, September 1948. 3 cms square both
01 American insurance advertisement, c1948
02 Joshua Steele, An essay towards establishing the melody and measure of speech to be expressed and perpetuated by peculiar symbols, London, 1775.
03 Athanasius Kircher, Musurgia universalis sive ars magna, Corbelletti, Rome, 2 vols., 1650. Kircher of all the encyclopaedists and polymaths seems to have found the most compelling images to communicate his scientific perceptions. Here is a diagram of the reflective properties of sound in a section on acoustics. another engraving in Kircher's book
04 the cartoon character, Hazel the Maid, by Ted Key with terrific flourish. (1956 month unknown)
01 John Vernon Lord, illustration to The Nonsense Verse of Edward Lear, Cape, London 1984,
02 (beneath) Federico Castellan's painting of Deafness, c1948, reproduced from LOOK magazine.
Gafurius Theorica Musice published in Milan in 1492
dedicated with love by his father to Jack Mullen