London: Vincent Brooks, Day & Sons Litho, Dec. 8, 1888. Print. Handsome horse racing color lithograph depicting 8 famous jockeys of the period streaking to the finish line. Characters and jockeys portrayed, from left to right are: Judge Clark, Sir John Astley, J. Osborne, Tom Cannon, J. Watts, E. Webb, F. Barrett, G. Barrett, W. Robinson, F. Rickaby.
Vanity Fair was an English magazine that published satirical caricatures from 1868–1914. The handsome chromolithographs are prized for their portraits of sportsmen, important scientists, judges & politicians.
Folio double page original, unfolded, 22 x 16". A couple of small closed tears in margin repaired, a short one which edges into the print. Otherwise very good condition. Item #26889