On the Heath c1896
Original Vanity Fair Supplement Caricature Print: ON THE HEATH. Antique horse racing print featuring James Jewitt, Richard Marsh, Tom Jennings Senior, John Dawson, Matthew Dawson, John Porter, James Ryan. Published November 29th 1896.
Method: Colour Lithograph
Creator: Sir Leslie Ward ("Spy")
Published: Vincent Brooks, Day & Sons Ltd.
Condition: Overall good condition, some age tone to boarders with small crease repair to top boarder above "Richard Marsh".
Overall image size approximately 21.5" X 15.5" (547mm x 396mm)
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