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Miscellaneous: Vanity Fair caricatures, Swinburne, 1874

 File — Container: Manuscripts Oversize Box 8, Folder: 1

Scope and Contents

Vanity Fair magazine, dated 21 November 1874, color caricature of Swinburne, titled “Before sunrise.” Lower left corner shows: “Vincent Brooks Day & Son, Lith. London. Signed “Ape” (Italian for “bee” the pseudonym for Italian caricaturist Carlo Pellegrini); folder also contains the caricature’s biographical accompaniment (that would have faced the image in publication), a copy of “Mr. Algernon Charles Swinburne” entry in Men of the Day No. 91, 1874, pasted to cardboard.

Second copy is without the biography and cardboard. Image is the same.


  • Creation: 1854-1932


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From the Collection: 2.25 Linear Feet