1893 Louis Wain THE CAMEL AND THE OSTRICH Anitque Victorian Print

Product code: LW Env.
£19.00
An original 1893 Louis Wain print from engraving on a full page from a popular magazine of the day.
An original 1893 Louis Wain print from engraving on a full page from a popular magazine of the day.

It is entitled:

How the Camel got the Hump
 


A comical look at a Camel and an Ostrich. A story in pictures of how Shady Bill the ostrich managed to persuade the Camel of how he got his hump.

This being one of his early works, it is quite rare. (His first published cat picture was in 1886.)

There is a series of prints on the reverse - on the subject of 'The Building Acts' drawn by J. F. Sullivan ( a meeting between the district surveyor and Mr Jerry the builder).

 
CONDITION/DIMENSIONS
The complete page measures approximately 240 x 355 mm ( 9.5 x 14" ). It has text/prints on the reverse. It is in good condition on light grade paper. There is some age toning which is typical of prints of this age.This print will be packaged in a tube unless otherwise requested.

Related: Born in London on 5 August 1860 Louis Wain was an English artist best known for his drawings, which consistently featured large-eyed cats and kittens. He died in Napsbury Hospital St Albans on 4 July 1939. - - - National Cat Club - - - Drawings of anthropomorphised animals.
Condition Used
Product Code LW Env.
Weight 0.3kg