Published by Leggatt Bro.s., 62 Cheapside, London, E.C., 1899.
Engraving, small margins; signed by the artist. 205 x 260mm (8 x 10¼").
A bulldog, Scottish Terrier & Irish Terrier take exception to the arrival of a poodle. The eight remarques are on a similar theme of 'interest', with 'Compound interest', 'no interest', etc. Frank Paton (1855-1909), best known for his paintings of animals and scenes of rural life. This print is from his series of etched Christmas cards published annually by Edward Ernest Leggatt from 1880 until Paton's death in 1909, costing half-a-guinea each. Each year a number of the prints would be sent from the printers to be signed in pencil by Paton.
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