"Going to the Shanghai "Derby"", Graphic, The
Subject: Shanghai China
Period: 1879 (dated)
Color: Hand Color
20 x 12 inches
50.8 x 30.5 cm
The Graphic was a British weekly illustrated newspaper created in 1869 by William Luson Thomas, a successful artist and social reformer. This engraving depicts a highly animated scene of the crowds going to the Derby in Shanghai. On verso are several English articles, including one on "The Derby Week,"
Lovely color with faint offsetting in right blank margin.