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About this object

  • Maker:

    Vanity Fair

  • ID:

    A7377

  • Production date:

    1881

  • Location:

    In Store

  • Leslie Matthew Ward ( 1851-1922) used the pen name of Spy for his drawings for the magazine Vanity Fair. His work was usually very symapathetic tot he sitter to the extent that The Daily News accused the famous portraits of Vanity Fair as not being caricatures at all. The editor Thomas Gibson Bowles (1842-1922) argued that they were exaggerations created for no specific purpose.  < ...Read more

  • Measurements

    H 327 mm; W 200 mm (paper)

  • Materials

    paper; pencil; watercolour

  • Last Updated

    2020-12-13

FURTHER INFORMATION
  • NUMBER OF ITEMS

    1

  • STATUS

    permanent collection

  • COPYRIGHT HOLDER

    digital image copyright Museum of London

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