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How this Little Pig went to Market.
How this Little Pig went to Market.
W.P. Snow, del.t M & N Hanhart, Imp.t
Dickinson Bro.s Lith.rs 114, New Bond Street. [n.d. c.1860.]
Tinted lithograph, very rare. 361 x 506mm (14¼ x 20"). Tears around edges.
Chinese men carrying a pig to market in a sling tied to bamboo, which they carry on their shoulders. From William Parker. Snow's "Sketches of Chinese Life & Character", which included sketches of lives and customs in Canton in the time of the Qing Dynasty.
[Ref: 30907]   £240.00   (£288.00 incl.VAT)
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[Aguirre Bay, Tierra del Fuego.] Starvation Beach, Spaniard's Harbour.]
[Aguirre Bay, Tierra del Fuego.] Starvation Beach, Spaniard's Harbour.]
W.P. Snow, Del.t. M. & N. Hanhart, Imp.t.
[London: Longman, Brown, Green, Longmans, &? Roberts 1857.]
Coloured lithograph. Sheet 120 x 190mm (4¾ x 7½").
A beach showing the remains of Allen Gardiner's missionary expedition to Patagonia, which perished from scurvy and starvation at least a month before the arrival of a supply ship. From William Parker Snow's 'Two years' cruise off Tierra del Fuego: the Falkland Islands, Patagonia, and in the river Plate; a narrative of life in the southern seas'. Snow (1817-95), having participated in the Search for Franklin, became captain of 'Allen Gardiner', a ship named after the unfortunate missionary, a post he was sacked from after disagreements with his employers, the Patagonian Missionary Society.
[Ref: 52019]   £80.00   (£96.00 incl.VAT)
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