Thursday, 1 December 2011

Vanity Fair Print

Jockey, Horse Racing, "Charlie Wood", Charles Wood, May 22nd 1886 by LIB

'Something less than thirty years ago the nativity of Charles Wood was celebrated in honourable obscurity. At an early age he was sent to Newmarket, where in virtue of indentures of apprenticeship the late Joseph Dawson submitted the young horseman to a firm and judicious discipline......'

Original Vanity Fair print of Charles Wood

LIB - Libero Prosperi
Italian caricaturist known also as 'Prosperi', worked for Vanity Fair between 1885 and 1894 and later between 1902 and 1903, producing 55 cartoons.

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