4060c. Mr Freeman;s panto. No. Play. Character.
Hugo Baruch & Co. Commandit-Gesellschaft. Berlin - London. [n.d. c.1890.]
Watercolour with pen and ink on board. 380 x 191mm. 15 x 7½".
A young lady dressed as a symbol of British Sovereignty with a head piece with the British Coat of arms, a British rose on her right shoulder and Scottish thistle on her left. She holds a shield with the British Royal Emblem and Union Jack's hang from her elbows. Her breast plate is that of a stamp "Postage and Inland Revenue. One Penny". Letter in top left-hand corner "John Bull Esq. London England". A costume design by the large costumier company of Hugo Baruch & Co. for "Mr Freeman's Pantomime". Philately interest.
Ex Collection: Alec Clunes.
[Ref: 22702] £280.00