Original Crow Quill Pen & Ink Drawing on Artists’ Board
Hand signed in Ink by Al Hirschfeld
1990, 27" (h) x 21" (w)
Al Hirschfeld Archive #2594
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Dr. Who: The First Seven Doctors Who
PBS carried Doctor Who in syndication in the United States, and in 1990, at the time that Hirschfeld did the Original Drawing and the Edition of Lithographs, the BBC had decided to cancel future production on Doctor Who. As every Who-phile knows, the cancellation was subsequently canceled, giving us many more years of Who.
This Drawing portrays the first seven Doctors, representing the character’s history throughout the show’s original run. Portrayed, clockwise from center, are William Hartnell (the First Doctor 1963-66), Patrick Troughton (2nd, 1966-69), Peter Davison (5th, 1981-84), Jon Pertwee (3rd, 1970-74), Sylvester McCoy (7th, 1987-89, 1996), Tom Baker (4th, 1974-81), and Colin Baker (6th, 1984-86).