1937 GUINNESS Advert DAISY DAISY GE 685 A. Henry Dacre SOLD
A gentleman fixing a puncture and begging for a sandwich and a Guinness from Daisy.
It bears no artist name, but has the Guinness number GE 685 A.
Info: In 1892, Henry Dacre wrote a song 'Daisy Bell' that became hugely popular, in the London music halls and across the pond in the US. The lyrics featured a tandem - a bicycle made for two - and the Daisy he described was said to be the Countess of Warwick, Frances Evelyn 'Daisy' Greville, who was a champion of women's rights, and a mistress of the Prince of Wales.
On the reverse: A near full page picture showing The Salutation, one of the miniatures from The Hours of Isabel of Brittany from the Clumber Library, to be sold at Sotheby's.
This is an original page from the date stated and not a later reproduction. The page measures overall, approximately 355 x 240 mm (14 x 9.5 inches ). There is a little age yellowing otherwise in good condition - please check the larger picture for condition. Info. in the description is my research only and does not form part of the print. This item will be packaged in a tube.
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