The Spring Bow.
Coloured lithograph highlighted in gold leaf, sheet 190 x 280mm. 7½ x 11". Slightly soiled.
A tiger inadvertently walking into a trap beside a watering hole in India. To the left, a bow is primed to fire an arrow when the trip-wire is touched by the animal. Plate to Fanny Parks's (Mrs. Parlby) 'Wanderings of a Pilgrim in search of the Picturesque, during four-and-twenty years in the East', 2vols., London: Pelham Richardson, 1850.
Abbey Travel: 476, 31.
[Ref: 10281] £130.00