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Spy cartoon of Mark Twain, entitled Below the Mark
Mark Twain lived for a short time at 23 Tedworth Square from 1896 to 1897. The death of his daughter from meningitis had a profound effect on him leaving the great author sad and embittered. He was scathing about the work produced by Chelsea artists. He likened a painting by Turner to "a tortoiseshell cat floundering on a plate of tomatoes".
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Location of original: CM2374
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