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Leech, John, 1817–1864
"Coming home" : a comic panorama / drawn by "Leech" ; delineating, with irresistible humour, the fun, mishaps, and queer occurrences, to which the votaries of the sports are subjected "Coming Home" from the races ; exhibiting the laughter-moving effects of this talented artist's comic pencil, presented to the public in a perfectly novel and unique style of elegance ; suitable for the drawing-room, and in price adapted to the cottage.
London : Renshaw and Kirkman, 12, Budge Row; Westley, 163, Strand; Dorling, Epsom; and all booksellers, [1851]
Physical Description:
[1] folded sheet ([15] p.): ill. ; 107 x 11 cm., folded to 11 x 14 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
NC1475 .L44 1851
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
A single sheet consisting of 4 strips of paper pasted together to form a continuous panorama, with each strip forming a separate scene, and accordion-folded inside cover.
The first 3 scenes are signed by J. Leech, the last is signed "Smyth sc.".
Title label printed in sepia and pasted to inside of upper board.
Snelgrove, D. British sporting and animal prints, p. 155, no. 2
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in original gilt and blind-stamped blue textured cloth publisher's binding with colored title label reading "Coming-Home drawn by J. Leech" pasted to upper board.
Subject Terms:
Caricatures and cartoons.
Dorling -- Publisher.
Etching, Colored -- Specimens -- [1851]
Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- 19th century.
Horse racing -- Great Britain -- 19th century.
Renshaw and Kirkman -- Publisher.
Westley -- Publisher.
Panoramas -- England.
Smyth, engraver.

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