GUINNESS VINTAGE ADVERT GE144 Date 1932
THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS
The Hunting of The Stout (A long way after Lewis Carroll)
A full page advert by John Gilroy dated 1932 advertising Guinness, the Irish stout. The seven verse nonsense poem is a take on The Hunting of the Snark by Lewis Carroll and titled The Hunting of the Stout ........He sought them with corkscrews, he sought them with care, He pursued them with jugs and speed, To the Garter and Star, where they'd opened the bar - A marvellous moment indeed!........ etc. The characters include a barrister, hat maker, billiard marker, a broker, a baker, a banker, etc.
Provenance: From the Illustrated London News; Published London 1932. The Illustrated London News was a newspaper founded by Herbert Ingram, with the first edition appearing on 14 May 1842.
Condition/Dimensions: The page measures overall 360x250mm (14.25x9.75 ") approx. It is printed on both sides. There is a little age yellowing; please check the picture(s) for condition. The advert is dated. Watermarks on the listing image do not appear on the original advert. This item will be packaged in a tube and sent Royal Mail Small Parcels.
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