Both sketches are preliminary designs for the final drawing in the shorter classic series of Oliver Twist, published by Ginn and Company Ltd, 1963. Illustrated page 162.
John illustrated many books including other classics such as; Tom Sawyer – Zodiac Press 1969; The French Lieutenant – Heinemann 1971; Moonstone – Harper Collins, 1971; Emma – Zodiac Press 1978.
Most drawings including designs and sketches by John Sergeant had until 2017 been stored in his studio at his home in Wales. On the whole, most of his loose paperwork has been kept in excellent condition and has now been conserved and protected in clear polyester pockets or sleeves. A gallery label will accompany each item listing any relevant details including provenance.