21 JUNE 1963, Page 17

• S ak.-1 am sure many will join me in offering,

through you my thanks for all Timothy Birdsall gave to us .7.nd I feel I must take this opportunity of stressing ibeenan ardent follower of his work in the short.= Iry he has, unknowingly, helped and encouraged i.„! to make my half-hearted attempts at drawing a haadrnPie of such tremendous courage which he has torn,YerY unhappy that I can only pay my respects ore, so obviously, during the more recent part of his l'iners----that is, those who need to—can follow his Ih my future vocation. For this I am grateful to this brilliant artist, but min by hy way of an obituary. I can only hope that seven months since I first saw him on television, something more ambitious, thus providing me