VANITY FAIR CARTOONS: Caricatures by 'Spy' and others. General Interest Subjects.
|ALPHABETICAL INDEX||DATE INDEX||UK & IRISH INTEREST||WORLD INTEREST||GENERAL INTEREST|
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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|AIRY Sir George Biddell KCB. 'Astronomy'. By Ape. Born in Northumberland. Educated Trinity College Cambridge. Developed the 'undulating theory of Light'. Became Astronomer-Royal at 34. Wearing glasses and top hat. Overall size c.8x14 inches. Coloured. (Academics. Greenwich.)||1875.11.13|
|BALL Sir Robert. 'popular Astronomy'. Standing in front of a globe. Born Dublin. Became Astronomer Royal for Ireland. Lectured in USA. Became a Cambridge Professor. Coloured. Overall size c. 8x14 ins. By Spy.||1905.04.13|
|CRAWFORD The Earl of. 'The Transit of Venus'. From Scotland. Was president of Astronomical Society. Trustee of British Museum. HOBBIES: Sailing (Shown wearing yachting cap). WEARING: Glasses. Smoking cigarette. Overall size c. 8x14 inches. Coloured. By Spy. (Peers. Eccentric)||1908.08.12|
|LINDSAY Lord MP Wigan. Lancashire. 'Astronomy'. Wearing glasses. Born 1847. From Scotland. Educated Eton. Joined the Army. Smoking cigarette. Coloured. Overall size c. 8x14 ins. By Spy.||1878.05.11|
|PROCTOR Mr Richard Anthony BA FRAS: 'Astronomy'. Coloured. Overall 10x14 ins. Bearded. Bow Tie. Secretary of the Royal Astronomical Society. 'invented a new theory of the universe'.||1883.03.03|
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