1893 LOUIS WAIN Print POLAR BEAR PENGUINS Eskimo Adventures ANTIQUE

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Louis Wain antique print on a full page from THE SKETCH DATED 1893.
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Louis Wain antique print on a full page from

THE SKETCH
 
A Victorian magazine dated 1893.

It is titled:
The Strange Adventures of a Polar Bear

An early Louis Wain example showing a series of sketches, captioned beneath as follows:

Polar bear one morning polished up a slide as bright as he could make it...

And a troop of Larrikin (the penguins) whose simplicity overcame their wisdom .... etc. finishing with an encounter with an esquimaux or eskimo.

On the reverse is a full page of sketches of some Victorian nonsense - a woman’s encounter with a scarecrow (there are ink markings to this drawing) by Shepperson.

Provenance: The Sketch 1893. An illustrated newspaper/magazine weekly, which focused on high society and the aristocracy, the theatre etc. Clement Shorter and William Ingram started The Sketch in 1893.


CONDITION/DIMENSIONS

The page measures overall approximately 320 x 250 mm (12.5 x 9.75 " ). There is some age yellowing possibly with some spotting - please check the larger picture for condition. There are ink markings on the reverse but this does not affect the Louis Wain sketches.This item will be packaged in a tube.

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Condition Used
Product Code LW Env.
Weight 0.3kg