Printed by Graf & Soret. [London, c.1838?]
Rare, fine lithograph on india laid paper, very large margins; image 165 x 245mm, 6½ x 9¾". Time staining around the edges.
Portrait of a dog in an Asian landscape, figures behind. The animal was brought from "Chinese Tartary" by a British officer, one Captain Mead of the Gurka Corps. A Tibetan Mastiff (?). By Major John Luard (1790 - 1875), who published 'Views in India, Saint Helena and Car Nicobar, drawn from nature and on stone...' in 1835, and 'History of the Dress of the British Soldier' in 1852.
Not in Abbey. See BL 002274144.
[Ref: 26985] £160.00