Vanity Fair Caricature “of Muckross” (Lord William Hay) by ‘Spy’ 1876

Vanity Fair Caricature “of Muckross” (Lord William Hay) by ‘Spy’ 1876

Code: 10730

Dimensions:

H: 44cm (17.3")W: 34cm (13.4")

£25.00

"of Muckross" (Major Henry "Harry" Arthur Herbert (1840–1901))
By 'Spy' (Sir Leslie Matthew Ward (1851–1922))
Original Chromolithograph
Printed on wove paper
Published in "Vanity Fair" by Vincent Brooks, Day & Son Ltd
London, 1876

Measures:-
44 cm x 34 cm (framed)

A portrait of the Irish landowner soldier and Liberal politician Major Henry Arthur Herbert (1840–1901), MP for Kerry 1866–1880 . Lettered beneath the image "of Muckross" and with the publication details "VANITY FAIR" top left; "June. 24 1876" top right; "Vincent Brooks, Day & Son Lt.d Lith." lower left. Signed with Leslie Ward's "Spy" signature (within the image).

Originally appeared as Vanity Fair "Statesmen. No. 227 - Mr Henry Arthur Herbert of Muckross, M.P.". The original accompanying text has been retained to the backboard.