VANITY FAIR (SPY) CARTOONS - UK and EIRE
From 1868 to 1914
Vanity Fair caricatures both lampooned and praised
eminent Victorian and Edwardian Politicians, Sportsmen, Lawyers
and other 'Men of the Day'. They are renowned throughout the world and highly
collectible. They range in price from a few $'s up to several hundred for
the scarcer & more sought after subjects.
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HELDER Mr Augustus. MP for Whitehaven. Owned 'The Graphic'. By Spy. Born
1828. Son of a solicitor which he also became. Governor of St. Bees.
Coloured. Overall size c. 8x14 ins. By Spy. (There is a 2nd sketch of him at
the top left of the cartoon)
HORSMAN The Rt. Hon Edward MP: 'the eccentric Liberal'. MP. Cockermouth.
Scottish lawyer. Secretary of State for Ireland. Wearing wing collar. Frock
Coat. Carrying top hat. Coloured. Overall size 8x14 ins. (Scotland. Law).
1872. 08. 10
LONSDALE The Earl of. 'Self-conquest'. Owned Coal Mines and land. Born
1855. Family owned 70. 000 acres in Cumberland and Westmoreland. WEARING:
Buttonhole. Frock Coat. Smoking a cigar. Coloured. Overall size c. 8x14 ins.
By Spy (Peers. Debonair).
LOWTHER Mr James William. LLM. DL. MP for Rutland then Penrith. 'Foreign
Affairs'. Born 1836. Studied at Cambridge. Became a lawyer. Coloured.
Overall size c. 8x14 ins. By Spy. Beard. Wing collar. Holding Foreign Office
dispatch box. (Politics)
SPEAKER The. 'Mr Speaker'. MP for Carlisle. 'a very handsome man'. Born
Malvern 1835. (William Court Gully). Son of a doctor. Educated at Cambridge.
Became a lawyer and QC. Coloured. Overall size c. 8x14 ins. By Spy.
WYNDHAM The Hon. Percy Scawen. MP for West Cumberland. 'Aesthetics'. 'A
rich honest gentleman'. Wearing a monocle and extravagant cravat. Rather a
haughty look. Born 1835. Coloured. Overall size c. 8x14 ins. By Spy.