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1873 Wood Engraving T Batterbury Art Waterloo Cup Dog Derby Great Altcar UK YTG5

1873 Wood Engraving T Batterbury Art Waterloo Cup Dog Derby Great Altcar UK YTG5

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"The Dog Derby - A Sketch at Altcar"

This is an original 1873 black and white double-page wood engraving of an illustration by T. Batterbury that depicts English greyhounds hare coursing at the Waterloo Cup that was held at Great Altcar, Lancashire, England during the Victorian era.

CONDITION

This 140+ year old Item is rated Very Fine ++. Moderate aging in margins. Light creasing. Light surface rub - right margin. Please note: There is an original center crease.

  • Product Type: Original Wood Engraving; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine ++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 22 x 14.5 inches; 56 x 37 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

Period Paper is proud to present a collection of wood engravings from 1873 issues of The Graphic magazine that illustrate the people, places, and events of Victorian era England, including hare coursing at Great Altcar, London cityscapes, sailing ships of the British Royal Navy, and many others! To continue indulging your inner Anglophile, simply click on the link provided beneath the condition paragraph. Enjoy!

This piece was illustrated by Batterbury, T.. Artist signature in print - bottom left of image.

Keywords specific to this image: Animals, Pets, Sports, United Kingdom, British

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