Robert Able Published 1902
Vanity Fair Print c1902 Robert Abel by SPY Caption reads: 'Bobby' Played for Surrey CCC. 'Bobbie or The Guvnor, as he is very generally called, was born three and forty years ago; but he did not play for Surrey until he was twenty two.
Chromolithograph colour By SPY (Leslie Ward) Published Vincent Brookes Day & Son Ltd Vanity Fair, 1902.
Good condition, age tone to boarders. Approx Image size: Overall page size approximately 15.5" X 10.25" (398mm x 260mm)
Vanity Fair magazine was published weekly from 1868 to 1914 to humorously expose the vanities of Victorian society. One of its most popular features were the caricature drawings of famous figures from politics, high society, the arts and sport. The artist, Leslie Ward, signed all his pictures 'Spy', and his coloured lithographs have become very collectable, particularly those depicting cricketers