London Published Sept.r 18th. 1875 by Henry Graves & Co, the Proprietors Publishers to H.M. the Queen &, T.R.H. The Prince & Princess of Wales, 6 Pall Mall_Copyright Registered. [Published by Henry Graves & Co. Printsellers and Publishers to Her Majesty the Queen and T.R.H. The Prince and Princess of Wales, Pall Mall, London. Sold by D. Woodcock & Co., 17, Farringdon Street, London.]
Mixed method engraving, proof before letters on india. Printseller's Association Stamp. Artist Proof Edition, Limited to One Hundred Copies. Plate 408 x 367mm. 16 x 14½". Tear in the margins, well off platemark, uncut, mint.
The Duchess of Kent's favourite spaniel. The original picture belongs to Her Majesty the Queen, and hangs at Osborne. There is a monument in marble to this dog on Windsor Castle slopes, with appropriate inscription. From "Her Majesty's Pets being a Collection of Twenty Steel-Place Engravings from Paintings by Sir Edwin Landseer, R.A. By Special Permission of, and Dedicated to Her Most Gracious Majesty the Queen".
Ex Collection of The Hon. Christopher Lennox-Boyd.
[Ref: 23012] £650.00