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Barney Bryan on a Tour.
Barney Bryan on a Tour.
On Stone by R. R. S.
Hacket, Imprim, Exeter. [n.d., c.1835.]
Lithograph, rare. Sheet size: 185 x 130mm (7¼ x 5"). Trimmed.
A figure with bare feet stands, smoking a pipe, directed to the left, holding his shoes, a small bag and a stick in his left hand, with a book under his arm titled 'S[ketch]book'. From a series of twenty-five humorous lithographs by Robert Richard Scanlan (1801 1876),' Barney Bryan's Sketch Book', printed in Exeter by J. Hackett.
[Ref: 36328]   £120.00   (£144.00 incl.VAT)
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The Irish Cur!  [&]
The Irish Cur! [&] "Military Curs!"
[R.R. Scanlan monogram in images.]
1839 [dated in plate.]
Lithograph, two images to one sheet. Sheet 380 x 275mm, 15 x 10¾". Some surface soiling; tatty extremities left and right.
Two caricatures showing dogs in human guises: one shows a club-wielding Irishman in characteristically shabby clothes; the other below two military types in uniform beside a cannon, one holding a sword, the other a telescope. They are visual puns on the double meaning of the "cur" (popular slang for a mongrel dog and a disreputable person) of the captions.
[Ref: 19487]   £80.00   (£96.00 incl.VAT)
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The Literary Cur!  [&]  The Nautical Cur!
The Literary Cur! [&] The Nautical Cur!
[R.R. Scanlan monogram in images.]
1839 [dated in plate.]
Lithograph, two images to one sheet. Sheet 380 x 275mm, 15 x 10¾".
Two caricatures showing dogs in human guises: one shows an elderly man sitting writing with a quill in a book in his Library/Study; the other a sailor in his dingy at sea. They are visual puns on the double meaning of the "cur" (popular slang for a mongrel dog and a disreputable person) of the captions.
[Ref: 19486]   £80.00   (£96.00 incl.VAT)
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The
The "Cur" What drinks! [&] T.Total "Curs".
RRS[canlan] [initials/monogram in images.]
[Dated 1840 and 1839 in plate.]
Lithograph, two images to one sheet. Sheet 380 x 275mm, 15 x 10¾". Some surface soiling/scuffing.
Two caricatures showing dogs in human guises, one stumbling drunkenly out of a gin parlour (above), two others pumping water from a public well. They are visual puns on the double meaning of the "cur" (popular slang for a mongrel dog and a disreputable person) of the captions.
[Ref: 19476]   £80.00   (£96.00 incl.VAT)
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B. D.' Israeli Esqr. M.P.
B. D.' Israeli Esqr. M.P.
Drawn by R. Scanlon. Engraved by H. Cook.
[n.d., c.1840.]
Stipple with etching, image 220 x 180mm. 8¾ x 7". Some spotting, staining and offsetting.
Uncommon portrait of a young Benjamin Disraeli (later Earl of Beaconsfield, Viscount Hughenden of Hughenden; 1804 - 1881), British statesman and novelist. Twice prime minister (1868, 187480), he provided the Conservative Party with a twofold policy of Tory democracy and imperialism. A book illustration.
[Ref: 21666]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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Cock Tails, Running for the Garrison Stakes, With Gentlemen Jockies; Thorough Breds, Running for the Derby.
Cock Tails, Running for the Garrison Stakes, With Gentlemen Jockies; Thorough Breds, Running for the Derby.
Drawn by R. Scanlan, Etched by J. Zeitter, Aquatinted by E.Duncan.
London, Republished March 5th, 1852 by R. Ackermann at his Eclipse Sporting Gallery, 191 Regent Street.
Pair of hand coloured etchings with aquatint. 150 x 355mm. Very slight residual staining in "Thorough Breds".
A pair of 'sangerie' prints, with anthropomorphic monkey jockies riding on pigs and greyhounds.
[Ref: 5406]   £280.00   (£336.00 incl.VAT) view all images for this item
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Goe: Wightwick [facsimile.]
Goe: Wightwick [facsimile.]
R.R. Scanlan del.t E. Scriven sc.
Library of the Fine Arts, 1832.
Stipple, rare. Plate 190 x 140mm. Trimmed to the plate along right edge;
George Wightwick (1802-1872) was an architect and considered to have been the first architectural journalist.
[Ref: 19050]   £65.00   (£78.00 incl.VAT)
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