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    Sale 5746

    The Roger Warner Collection - Part II

    20 - 21 January 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 627

    SIR FRANCIS CARRUTHERS GOULD (BRITISH, 1844-1925)

    A FOLIO OF POLITICAL CARICATURES, 1860S TO 1901

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    SIR FRANCIS CARRUTHERS GOULD (BRITISH, 1844-1925)
    A folio of political caricatures, 1860s to 1901
    Including various sketches and lithographs, one inscribed in the artist's hand 'Original drawing - sketch of Mr. Norman Wilkinson', another 'Original sketch of Mr Rudge - a heavy swell on the ocean';
    Together with two letters in the artists hand, one dated 10 July 1901, mentioning subjects drawn in the 1860s, including Lord Derby and John Russell; the letters and folio addressed to The Rev. W.B. Tracey Esq.
    15 in. (38 cm.) and similar


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    In 1888 Francis Carruthers Gould became the first political cartoonist employed by a daily newspaper, when he was recruited by the Pall Mall Budget. Gould was employed as the cartoonist on the Westminster Gazette where he pioneered what became known as 'picture politics'. Gould also worked for the Picture Politics magazine.

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