"Prince Bulbo seized by the Guards", "Gruffanuff", and "Monks of the severest Order of Flagellants"
This is an original 1893 black and white relief line-block print of illustrations by William Makepeace Thackeray of caricatures of several of his characters from The Rose and the Ring, including Prince Bulbo, Countess Gruffanuff, and a pair of Flagellan monks.
This 119+ year old Item is rated Very Fine ++. Moderate aging in margins. Light creasing. Some light surface rub.
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 Thackeray, William Makepeace. Artist name printed on page - bottom center of image.
Keywords specific to this image: Humor, Funny, Prince Bulbo, Flagellan Monks, Countess Gruffanuff