Recto: "Spithead, June 26" British Lion:(taking the Young lions out to see the Great Naval Review.) "Lor' love yer, my lads, this is the proudest moment of my life"; verso"For Queen and Empire,"Studies for Illustrations to "Punch"

1897
John Tenniel (English, 1820–1914)


Dimensions

Sheet: 19.4 x 26.4 cm (7 5/8 x 10 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

55.3512

Medium or Technique

Graphite pencil on paper, double-sided

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Recto: British lion and baby lions in a rowboat; Verso: Knights saluting throned Victoria

Provenance

Harold Hartley, England (1851-1943): to Sir Harold Hartley, London, England (1878-1972); from whom purchased by MFA April 14,1955.

Credit Line

John H. and Ernestine A. Payne Fund