Stock No. 5250PS
Lithograph with modern hand-colouring from Edward Lear’s More Nonsense, first edition, 1872. Sheet 163 x 210 mm. Crease across top right corner, about 10 mm. from image; spotting and dust-soiling along right hand edge of sheet.
An illustration from one of Lear’s lesser-known works. This particular series was never published in colour, but this example has been coloured by one of the best professional colourists who is familiar with the techniques and pigments used by the Victorians.