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The framed illustration, in portrait orientation, uses a line-block reproduction of Beardsley’s pen-and-ink design. The illustration is an advertisement for a book of 50 drawings by Aubrey Beardsley. The image is divided into three sections. The first section is a banner across the top of three lines of text. The first line reads, “A BOOK OF FIFTY DRAWINGS” [caps]. The next line reads, “BY” [caps] in a smaller font. The third and final line is in the same size font as the first line and reads, “Aubrey Beardsley” [caps]. The second section of the image is demarcated vertically. It takes up the left third of the page. It is blank save for the black silhouette of a bird (possibly a swallow) in descending flight. The edge of the bird’s wing crosses over into the third and final section of the image which takes up the rightmost two thirds of the illustration. This section features a dark haired woman in a white dress sitting on a black chair. Her body is facing the right side of the page but her head is turned to the left. White curtains fall behind her to the left. Behind her on the right is a landscape with a river, the far bank of which is black with the silhouettes of three trees visible.