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A Bulky Passenger. Elephant between Bear and Lion. c.1910.

A Bulky Passenger. Elephant between Bear and Lion. c.1910.

by Weedon, L.L.

Antique print shows Elephant's foot on Lion's tail and Elephant's umbrella poking Mrs Bear in the Chest - with a Fox observing "To seat Six"...

"How very rude, sir, to be sure,
You want the room of three or four!"

Original illustration by L.L. Weedon (with later hand-colour). Published circa 1910 for L.L. Weedon and Clifton Bingham's The Little People's Book of Fun printed in London by Ernest Nister. German publisher, Ernest Nister, printed lithographic books, first in Germany and then in London from 1888. Around the turn of the century he specialized in high quality printing for children's books.

This charming image is part of a page. It has been mounted in 'antique white' ragmat conservation board and covered with cellophane for presentation and protection until framed. The external mount size is 9 1/2 x 11 7/8 inches (approx. 24 x 30cm).

 

Stock Number: apchEleph-BulkyPaxPrice: $110.00

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