RENE BULL Rhino and Hunter VICTORIAN CARTOON 1894
Artist/Illustrator: Rene Bull.
Title: In Darkest Africa
Print Method: Engraving - by Hare.
Print Surface: Paper - printed on both sides.
Dimensions: 350x245mm (14x9.5"ins. ) overall.
Date of Publication/Production: 1894.
Provenance: The Sketch; Publisher: The Illustrated London News and The Sketch Ltd. London 1894.
A cartoon of five sequential drawings showing a hunter "in darkest Africa" and how he deals with an attack by a rhinoceros; the rhino ends up with his horn stuck in a palm tree. Rene Bull 1872-1942, was an illustrator, artist and photographer born in Dublin. He had a French mother and an English father. He was also a special artist and photographer for (amongst others) the Black and White illustrated newspaper covering many campaigns including the Tirah Campaign in India and went on to Sudan for the campaign culminating in the Battle of Omdurman. He went to South Africa to record the Boer War. He illustrated many books. miel
From the date stated and not a later reproduction. This is a page from a Victorian periodical and therefore is printed on both sides. The page measures overall approximately 350x245mm (14 x 9.5"ins.) approx. There is some age yellowing around the edges; the borders are titled, dated and numbered - please check the larger picture for condition. This item will be packaged in a tube and sent RM Small Parcels. Our use of the term "an original print/engraving" is a pictorial image made in a manner which allows it to be multiplied, and originating from the date stated. This includes examples of various methods of printmaking including engravings/woodcuts, etchings, lithograph, chromolithographs, photogravures etc.
A British illustrated magazine, which focused on the theatre, high society and aristocracy, art, sport and leisure A Journal of Art and Actuality. It ran between 1893 and 1959. It was renowned for its many beautiful engravings and high photographic content.
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