Monday, 16 May 2016

Scott of the Antarctic

Robert Falcon Scott - An original Vanity Fair caricature published after his ill-fated expedition to the South Pole.

Entitled 'The South Pole' and by the artist 'Hester', dated 1913. Very scarce.
See more here: Vanity Fair print of Robert Falcon Scott of the Antarctic

Monday, 25 April 2016

Richard D'Oyly Carte - Original Vanity Fair Print

Richard D'Oyly Carte was caricatured by 'SPY' for Vanity Fair in 1891 by which time Gilbert and Sullivan were nearing the end of their colaborative career.
Vanity Fair in honouring D'oyly Carte and the construction of his new theatre, The Royal English Opera, which opened on the 31st January 1891, made special mention of that 'beneficient triumverate', Gilbert, Sullivan and D'Oyly Carte.

This scarce and original Vanity Fair print may be purchased here

Thursday, 17 March 2016

Palace of Whitehall - Inigo Jones Stunning set of 3 engravings c.1715

These three extensive images represent Inigo Jones design for the Palace of Whitehall in 1639. They were published by the Architect Colen Campbell in his landmark Vitruvius Britannicus. The engraving was performed by Henry (Henrick) Hulsbergh between 1715 and 1717.

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Would look stunning on an office or study wall!

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Condition: Good bold imprints, original fold and printing marks, beautifully mounted and framed.

Wednesday, 12 August 2015

Jack Hobbs Original Vanity Fair Print

Mr. Jack Berry Hobbs, 'A Tested Centurion', drawn by WH Wallace Hester, 7th August 1912. Born in Cambridgeshire and played cricket for Surrey CCC and England.

Original Vanity fair cricket print by WH - purchase here

View the complete set of Vanity Fair Cricket prints here