The November 1919 issue of the Oxford literary review The Topaz of Ethiopia (which sounds like it ought to be a Humphrey Bogart movie) contained at its centerfold the following piece of music:
|SOURCE: digital scan of a digital scan [!]; unpaginated middle bifolio of The Topaz of Ethiopia Vol. I no. 4 (Nov. 1919);|
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The credit for uncovering this miniature goes to Dr. Eric Webb, who found it in the course of doing research on Robert Graves, one of the editors of this short-lived journal. Among the others were G. H. Johnston (Lord Derwent), a Sitwell connection, which provides a link to Walton.
My congratulations to Dr. Webb, and my thanks to Stewart Craggs for passing it along to me; and to Alessandra Vinciguerra of the William Walton Trust for allowing me this “scoop.”