Auction 139, Lot 624

"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,"


Condition: A

Lovely color with faint offsetting in right blank margin.

Estimate: $200 - $240

Sold for: $150

Closed on 2/15/2012