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Vulcan's Best Customer Peace. 'Not Doing Much I Suppose, Mr Vulcan?' Vulcan. 'Doing? Thanks to You, Miss, I've A'most More Work than I Can Manage.'

Sir John Tenniel (1820-1914)

SIGNED WITH MONOGRAM
PENCIL
6 1/4 X 8 1/4 INCHES
PROVENANCE: FROM THE COLLECTION OF MARY GREEN (NEE TENNIEL), THE ARTIST'S
SISTER, AND THENCE BY FAMILY DESCENT
ILLUSTRATED: PUNCH, 29 SEPTEMBER 1866, PAGE 133
EXHIBITED: 'THE ILLUSTRATORS. THE BRITISH ART OF ILLUSTRATION 1800-2013'
NOVEMBER 2013 - JANUARY 2014, NO 350

The overmastering success of the Prussian Needle-gun in the Austro-Prussian War had given an immense impetus to the manufacture of arms of precision.


Price
£1,450

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