Another Derby Derby?
Caricatures of well known personalities of the turf caricatured by Mel before the Epsom Derby of 1928. Clockwise from top left - Sir Abe Bailey, owner of Advocate, Lord Dewar, owner of Sunny Trace, the champion jockey Gordon Richards in Lord Glanely's colours, Old Kate, Lord Lonsdale, the trainer Stanley Wootton, W. Jarvis, manager of the royal stables, Major Fetherstonhaugh, the Aga Khan, Lord Astor, the jockeys Joe Childs, Brownie Carslake and M. Beary, Solly Joel and his trainer, Walter Earl. Date: 1928
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Cover design, The Queen of the Pirate Isle
Cover design, The Queen of the Pirate Isle, by Bret Harte, illustrated by Kate Greenaway. Showing three children playing on a makeshift sailing boat constructed with a chair, a sweeping brush and a bed sheet.
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1880s, 1886, Bed, Boat, Book, Bret, Brush, Chair, Child, Child Hood, Children, Cover, Design, Game, Greenaway, Harte, Illustration, Isle, Kate, Makeshift, Nautical, Pirate, Playing, Queen, Sailing, Sheet, Sweeping, Victorian
Fanny Burney, c1784-1785, (1943). Creator: Unknown
Fanny Burney, c1784-1785, (1943). Portrait of Frances Burney (1752-1840), English satirical novelist, diarist and playwright, and daughter of the musicologist Dr Charles Burney. She married General d'Arblay, a French refugee, in 1793. Her three major novels are "Evelina" (1778), "Cecilia" (1782) and "Camilla" (1796). After a painting by her cousin Edward Francis Burney, in the National Portrait Gallery in London. From "English Diaries and Journals", by Kate O'Brien. [Collins, London, 1943]
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