Sue Coe: Pit's Letter
All images copyright © Sue Coe, 1998
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Synopsis: Pit's Letter describes the journeys taken both together and separately by a boy and his dog. The boy grows up to be a biology student and a scientist; he and the dog are unwillingly parted; they will meet again, but only after the dog has become a laboratory subject and the scientist has been fatally infected with a "hot" virus.|
The cycle depicted in Pit's Letter pays homage to a 1751 series by William Hogarth (1697-1764):The Four Stages of Cruelty.
see also, from The Private and Public Life of Animals (1842) The Adventures of a French Cat, illustrations by J. J. Grandville
Eden Biotechnologies Ltd.
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detail of upper left [95K]
detail of center [83Kb]
detail of upper right [51K]
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