Lieutant George Martos Riding on a Bicycle from St. Petersburg to Paris Attacked by Dogs in a Russian Village.

Title: Lieutant George Martos Riding on a Bicycle from St. Petersburg to Paris Attacked by Dogs in a Russian Village.
Date: C1890
Artist: C.H.S.
Image Size: 225mm x 148mm (8.86" x 5.83")
Technique: Engraving.
Condition: In good condition.
Stock Number: TG SP CYC 902461 (NIG) (DRW06)
36337
Price: $A 45
Description:

Wonderful late Victorian engraving of a C19th cyclist showing excellent detail of his bicycle.

From the original edition of The Graphic.

Biography:

William Hatherell (1855-1928)

Painter born in London and studied at the R.A. Schools 1877–9. He exhibited at the Royal Academy and Royal Watercolour Society from 1879, showing portraits, genre and illustrations. He worked for Cassell's, who sent him to Australia as one of the main artists for Picturesque Australia, as well as The Graphic and other American magazines.

This view is one of a series made in anticipation of Australia’s centenary.