C1860

The British Pint; Or The Bottle that Requires Looking Into.

Amusing cartoon from the original edition of Punch satirising the question of what should be the contents of a wine standard wine bottle. 

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Full Title:

The British Pint; Or The Bottle that Requires Looking Into.

Date:

C1860

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Engraving.

Image Size: 

183mm 
x 247mm
AUTHENTICITY
The British Pint; Or The Bottle that Requires Looking Into. - Antique Print from 1860

Genuine antique
dated:

1860

Description:

Amusing cartoon from the original edition of Punch satirising the question of what should be the contents of a wine standard wine bottle. 

John Leech (1817 - 1864)

Leech was a cartoonist and caricaturist educated at Charterhouse and then studied medicine but turned to art. From 1841 he contributed hundreds of sketches of middle-class life and political cartoons to Punch, as well as the Illustrated London News (1856). Over the next twenty-three years Punch Magazine published 3,000 of Leech's drawings and 600 cartoons.

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