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1893 Print Alfred Henry Forrester Crowquill Art Swearing Horns Highgate XDH8

1893 Print Alfred Henry Forrester Crowquill Art Swearing Horns Highgate XDH8

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"Swearing the Horns at Highgate"

This is an original 1893 black and white relief line-block print of a cartoon by Alfred Henry Forrester (a.k.a. Alfred Crowquill) of a group of travelers along the Highgate toll road engaging in the the tradition of "swearing the horns".


This 119+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++. Moderate aging in margins.

  • Product Type: Relief Line-block Print; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine +++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 5 x 4.5 inches; 13 x 11 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)

Explore your British sense of humor with a collection of 18th and 19th century caricatures that Period Paper is "tickled pink" to present. Roll in the aisles at "The Cobbler's Cure for a Scolding Wife" by Thomas Rowlandson! Guffaw at "The Gout" by James Gillray or chortle at George Cruikshank's "The Deaf Postilion"! And even though you probably shouldn't, go ahead and snicker at Robert Seymour's "The Dying Clown". Howl at Hablot Browne's (a.k.a. Phiz), illustrations of scenes from Master Humphrey's Clock by Charles Dickens. Afterward, you'll find likely find yourself chuckling at Charles H. Bennett's "Old Enough to Know Better". To continue tickling your funny bone, simply click the link provided below the condition paragraph. Enjoy!

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

Keywords specific to this image: Cartoon, Caricature, Funny, Humor, England

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