England's Pride. "Champion Pressgang". K.G.S.B. 1226 E.
Published by F. Mansell at 1 Orleston Road, Holloway, London N. 7th. February 1903. Copyright registered.
Photogravure on india. Plate 470 x 552mm. 18½ x 21¾".
The first of four from a series on prominent Bulldogs from the last century. Inscribed lower left in pencil: To Captn. G.A. Armytage with the Publisher's regards F. Mansell. 14/05/03". Arthur Wardle (1860-1949), one of the widely known dog painters of the 19th and 20th centuries.
See Ref: 21079 for framed and coloured, dated 1924.
[Ref: 26630] £450.00