VANITY FAIR – “A GENERAL VIEW ” 1900. BADEN-POWELL, ROBERTS, KITCHENER, BULLEN.
"A GENERAL VIEW"
A double-page chromolithograph on paper, produced as a supplement to the famous society magazine "Vanity Fair" and titled "A General Group". The print dates to November 29, 1900 and features the caricatures of British military officers - Lord Roberts, Sir Redvers Buller, Lord Kitchener, General Archibald Hunter, General French, General Pole-Carew, Sir George White, Lord Dundonald, General Baden-Powell, Colonel Plumer, Sir Frederick Carrington, and General Hector MacDonald. On the day that this caricature was published Field Marshal Lord Roberts formally relinquished command of the forces in South Africa to Major General Lord Kitchener, who was immediately promoted lieutenant-general with the local rank of general. The original artist was Sir Leslie Ward, otherwise known as "Spy," who was a British cartoonist celebrated for his satiric portraits.
Measures approx. 330 x 460 mm. Good condition, see photo.
A guaranteed genuine antique print.
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